We compare. Period. There can be no debate on this. Unless we are supremely confident or indifferent or antisocial, chances are that we compare ourselves to others. In career, in choice of mate, in choice of appliances, in diet, in everyday decisions. The list is endless. Parenting is no exception. Sometimes comparison is good. ItContinue reading “How to Stop Comparing Yourself with Others”
What do you want from your children? I believe this one question defines your parenting style. Some of the answers that I can think of. Just love. I don’t want money or shelter or anything. They can be who they want, do what they want. I just want them to be happy. I wish theyContinue reading “What Do You Want From Your Children”
As parents, it is imperative that we stay calm during fights. Think of it as going to your safe room in your mind when hit with the emotional storm. You wait out the storm, assess the damage and repair with the best means available to you. What you don’t do is stand unguarded in the storm and let yourself be carried away too.
Undoubtedly children benefit by being close to grandparents. For the parents though this is a bitter sweet pill filled with conflict, loss of confidence and blurring boundaries.
Why is it essential for parents to regulate their emotions? How does this impact the child? How can this be achieved? Let’s talk about that!