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Crush Your Parenting Overwhelm: better communication with the people you love

Are you feeling overwhelmed by parenting? Improving communication can help strengthen your relationships and ease your stress. It can seem like the key to reducing this stress is about managing time more effectively, but what if it’s about nurturing the connections within your family?  When you enhance your interactions with your children, partner, and even […]

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Supporting Your Child’s Self-Worth: A Daily Practice of Acceptance

Want to raise a child who feels confident and loved? It’s all about radical acceptance – embracing your child’s unique quirks and all. This blog post goes beyond “I love you” with practical tips for daily actions that show your love. Discover how playtime, quality time, and a practice of acceptance can build a strong parent-child bond and nurture your child’s self-worth for life.

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Brooklyn Parent Therapy Media List

Media I’ve Contributed To

Here is a list of all sorts of things I’ve contributed to on a variety of topics.  Articles Huffpost – 8 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To A Teenager Huffpost – More Parents Are Embracing ‘Gentle Parenting’ — But There’s 1 Thing Many Get Wrong Huffpost– What to do When Someone Criticizes Your Parenting

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A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Relational Repair After Parent-Child Conflicts

“Every time you slow down and respond instead of reacting, it’s like you’re sewing a stitch in the fabric of your relationship with your child.” – A parent Without even meaning to, not only did this parent aptly describe the practice of parenting with mindfulness and intention, but also the relationship resilience that can develop

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What is Respectful Parenting

What is Respectful Parenting?

The goal of respectful parenting (or caregiving, or any other significant involvement in a child’s growth) is an authentic child. A child who feels competent, secure and autonomous. A child who feels no need to suppress parts of who she is in order to be loved and cared for by those to whom she is

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Turn Your Parenting Reactions Into Parenting Responses

Turn Your Parenting REACTIONS Into Parenting RESPONSES In 4 Steps

Want to overcome your parenting triggers? Maybe you need to learn how to put the brakes on your unhelpful automatic reactions and choose intentional responses instead. A cornerstone of respectful parenting is mindful communication. In this video I’ll share 4 steps that will help you regain your equilibrium when you’re triggered by a conflict with

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Be the Container Your Child Needs: The Importance of ‘Surviving’ Your Child’s Intense Behaviors

A child’s job is to resist, assert their autonomy and push against boundaries in order to learn about their own power. A parent’s job is to survive them doing this – in all the forms it takes. When their nervous system is in fight/flight mode, sometimes it takes the form of intense or explosive expression

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