Learn why suggesting activities to a bored child may not be effective as it triggers a stress response in their brain, and instead, how to hold space for their emotional discomfort so they can reconnect with their executive functioning skills in this informative video.
Learn about the concept of Restraint Collapse and how children rely on their attachment relationship to express their emotions in this insightful video, which provides tips on how to offer compassion and a safe space for your kids to release their emotional tensions after holding it together all day.
Discover the three key things you need to do to help your children develop resilience and become strong, confident adults in this insightful video.
Learn how attuning to a child's interests and internal states can build their trust in their body, freeing them to confidently explore the world in this insightful video.
Learn how to motivate your children without resorting to harshness and punishment by turning up the volume on playfulness and engaging your child's whole brain in this insightful video.
In this relatable and comforting video, parents are reminded to focus on minimizing damage and staying calm during meltdowns, even when they go viral, and to practice compassion towards themselves and others during these challenging times.
Discover how providing emotional support to children during times of pain can build resilience and validation, and learn why emotional care is always purposeful in this insightful video.
In this video, parenting expert discusses the reality of being patient and connected with your children, especially during challenging times, and the importance of repairing ruptures in your parent-child relationship to build a secure attachment.
Breaking the Cycle
When we feel delightful to someone else it helps to secure our bond to them. This week's worksheet is to guide you in creating a wealth of expression of delight for your child. It will be the funnest week, and we saved it for last because delight is hard to receive if calmness, trust, care, and repair are not present in the relationship.
This week's worksheet focuses on the parent's role in repairing conflicts or misalignments in the relationship and provides exercises to practice reconnection and restore a secure dynamic.
This week's worksheet helps you demonstrate care for your children during times of emotional distress and aims to turn the two included activities into regular practices in your relationship with them.
Closeness is vulnerable. So it necessitates a trust in another person's ability to be with us, and tolerate our emotional states. This week's worksheet involves two activities to develop this trust with your child. The hope is that you will turn these activities into regular practice so they grow and grow the trust between you.