Parents need to connect, not control

Parents need to connect, not control

Many parents are unclear about the use of power and the use of force. True power is based on love, compassion and understanding. Compassion provides the capacity to be patient, persistent and positive in the face of ongoing adversity. This is part of a series of blog...
The 10 Cs of healthy and healing parenting

The 10 Cs of healthy and healing parenting

We’re embarking on a new series of blog posts — and this time, we’re taking a detailed look at the foundation for creating a healthy and healing relationship with your child based on compassionate care, appropriate structure and mutual respect.  We...
Create a sense of belonging

Create a sense of belonging

This is the final 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 —...
Anger management key to parenting well

Anger management key to parenting well

This is the 11th 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...
Don’t take parenting so personally

Don’t take parenting so personally

This is the 11th 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...
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...