Healing parenting through commitment

Healing parenting through commitment

There’s no denying it, raising a child with attachment issues is hard. But no matter how disappointed you become, and no matter how defeated you sometimes feel, if you hang in there, you can make a dramatic difference in your child’s life. This is why we include...
The power of calm

The power of calm

  Just about every parent has lost their cool from time to time. It’s rare to find a parent who has never yelled at their child during a high-stress moment. But ask yourself this: Has losing your temper or shouting at your child resulted in a positive outcome? Did it...
How to be a ‘secure base’ for your child

How to be a ‘secure base’ for your child

This is the 10th part of a series we have titled “Concepts and Skills of Parenting.” It is adapted from the book Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust and Love. To read Part 1 — which provides a look at secure attachment at the start of life — click...