1. Improve your Relationship

    Improve your Relationship; Always identify the problem as the problem, not the person as the problem. This will help to keep you on the same team. Example; “The problem is we see this issue differently, with different solutions. Let’s brainstorm compromises & the pros and…Read More

  2. Mindfulness, Developing Mindsight

    Mindsight, and Mindfulness Mindfulness, developing mindsight; Daniel Siegel has written many books explaining the connection between attachment and nueroscience. This blog represents a few of his concepts from his recent publication Mindsight; //www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?ur…Read More

  3. Children and Values

     CHILDREN  AND VALUES; Teaching your children values~ How? Your role model teaches more than words can ever teach. Your communication style and the relationships you develop with your spouse and children will provide the way to teach your children. Specific methods will vary wi…Read More

  4. -PARENTING POINTS-

    The ABC’s of Attachment As described by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. See book review; Parenting From The Inside Out. Attunement-Aligning your own internal state with those of your children. Often accomplished by the contingent sharing of nonverbal signals, trust increases. Balance-yo…Read More

  5. Attachment Parenting

    The ABC’s of Attachment As described by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. See book review; Parenting From The Inside Out. Attachment Parenting; Attunement-Aligning your own internal state with those of your children. Often accomplished by the contingent sharing of nonverbal signals, trust…Read More

  6. -PARENTING POINTS-

    Comfort your child Apologize if your behavior is inappropriate Practice good self-care Become attuned to your child so he/she attaches well; //www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5582162179534098454&gid=1449207&type=member&item=98907003&articleURL=htt…Read More

  7. Good Parenting

    There are many important principles to use in Good Parenting. In this article I am focusing on principles related to Attachment Styles. In the book Parenting Inside Out, Dr. Dan Siegel teaches us a great deal about becoming better parents, developing healthy attachment and teachi…Read More

  8. -PARENTING POINTS-

    Managing Stress Identify what we are responsible for, focus on these 5 areas and strive to let go of concerns that are out of your hands. What you think, feel, say, do and need. Under this umbrella, let’s explore our spiritual, physical and emotional lives. 1. Spiritual-Involve…Read More

  9. -PARENTING POINTS-

    If you suspect or know that your child is being victimized, abused or bullied,  here are some pointers you may consider://www.cnn.com/2012/10/23/health/bullying-suicidal-thoughts/index.html?hpt=he_c2 Let your child know that it is okay to feel afraid, upset, and anxious – your…Read More

  10. -PARENTING POINTS-

    This book is a great resource for those planning to have children, and for parents. The authors contend that how you make sense of your childhood experiences has a profound effect on how you parent your own children. As a result of reading this book, parents who had difficult chi…Read More

  11. PARENTING POINTS; Bonding with Children

    Dads and Moms, do you step away from your chores/TV/computer to PLAY WITH your children? Bonding with children is crucial to good relationships. Time invested is the best way to show your love. This should take place every day. Understand that the development of trust in children…Read More