Lately, I’ve been focusing more on playful parenting and consciously adopting a more playful attitude to help defuse challenging situations with my kids.
Do you get frustrated when your kids won’t listen to your requests? Are you tired of nagging, bugging, and trying…
I love Christmas. I love the lights and the decorations, the music and the special holiday events, the baking and the wrapping, the excitement and the anticipation. And most of all, I love the feeling of hope and goodwill that permeates the very air around us, the heightened expression of love and kindness to each other and the renewed commitment to have more compassion in our hearts.
But my relationship to Christmas is conflicted. As much as I love it, it also makes me sad.
We must learn to do things differently due to COVID-19, which means adapting to our new environment. I know that I can find change extremely overwhelming, in particular if I am already feeling anxious, stressed and at my limit.
These are unprecedented times. Chances are if we are feeling anxiety during the current Pandemic, our kids are too.