2 GIFTS YOUR CHILD DESPERATELY WANTS BUT WON’T ASK YOU FOR
It’s that time of year! Are you happy and excited or are you stressed and tired? I’ve noticed that moms tend to take on a lot this time of year but they don’t always cut back on other things. We just add more stuff to our schedules. And that can add a lot of stress! Which […]
FIGHTING SIBLINGS: HOW TO REMOVE THEIR NEED TO FIGHT
“MOM!?!” They yell in unison from the other room. Maybe your heart sinks because you know they’ve been fighting. Or maybe you feel yourself get hot with anger because you’re so tired of it! Your higher energy children may actually be trying to tell you something. I want to show you how to turn what […]
THE PUBERTY TALK: GIVING YOUR CHILD A BOOST OF CONFIDENCE
It’s an exciting but sometimes uncomfortable time. Your child is quickly growing, but are you ready for their questions? Or how about the possibility that they may not know how to ask you their questions? This is a key reason you need to support them by taking initiative with this topic. Talking about puberty with […]
SUCCESSFUL PARENTING: YOU’VE GOT THIS! 6 REASONS WHY I AM GRATEFUL FOR YOU
I want to applaud you today. Yes, you! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I’m taking this opportunity to express my gratitude for each one of you for the wonderful parents that you are. You’ve succeeded already! Often we feel like success is measured in results or in perfection. But when it comes to parenting, I believe […]
THE EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON ADULT CHILDREN: HOW TO PREVENT AND HEAL THEM
Do you remember being little and hearing your parents fighting? Or maybe you felt torn between your parents, or responsible for their conflict. It was awful, wasn’t it? If you have divorced parents, then you’ve had a front-row seat to marriage failing. You know the pain that comes with divorce. Maybe you’re afraid of marrying […]
WANT TO DISCIPLINE KIDS LESS WHEN YOU’RE IN PUBLIC?
We have all experienced it. A lot of us have all done it. And, we have all regretted it—I hope! Your child has had an outburst in a public setting and you’ve lost your patience in the heat of the moment. You discipline your child and draw even more attention to the situation, then feel […]
WHAT A BIRTHING DOULA CAN DO TO SUPPORT EACH TYPE OF MOM
Not every woman in labor needs the same thing. And not every birthing experience is the same! If you are pregnant, or if you are looking forward to having more children, it’s important to make sure your birthing experience is as positive as you can make it. I learned from unpleasant scenarios that took place […]
MY FAMILY JUDGES MY PARENTING… HOW I HANDLE IT
Does your family judge your parenting? I know someone who can relate. Kathy West, editor of The Child Whisperer, shares her take on how to handle others’ opinions about your parenting. Their judgment came as a surprise. Some of my husband’s family came to visit last week. While they stayed in our home, a late-night […]
WHAT IF YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER WERE A CHILD WHISPERER?
Imagine a teacher who knows how to reach each child, intuitively and effortlessly. Meet a teacher who is learning to do that through Child Whispering—and what she suggests for each Type of child.
TO THE PARENTS OF THE “LOUDER” GIRL
In a recent blog post, I invited Kathy West, my first contributing writer for The Child Whisperer blog, to share her experience of growing up as the “quieter” girl. On the other end of the Energy Profiling spectrum, we meet me—the “louder” girl. Here are tips to raise a TYPE 3SM daughter with louder, more intense […]