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Posts tagged "coping strategies"
What Our Challenges Make POSSIBLE

What Our Challenges Make POSSIBLE

Are you going through a difficult challenge right now? Something you wish would go away? Here's a question that has changed my perspective...and my life.
What a Hard Hike Taught Me About Motherhood

What a Hard Hike Taught Me About Motherhood

This past fifteen years as a mom has sure taught me a lot about letting go, about getting over things, about fixing and moving on, about trial and error, and about finding beauty in the midst of hard stuff. A recent hike with my kids helped me realize all this more deeply.
Emergency Substitutions

Emergency Substitutions

Emergencies strike all around us: we don’t have the special blankie on hand, or--catastrophe!--there is a hole in the tights just before the dance performance begins! Enjoy a good laugh as this delightful article shares some wonderful ideas on how to save the day.
A Toolkit for Parents of Special Needs Children

A Toolkit for Parents of Special Needs Children

No matter what your child's challenges are, face them. Accept them. Fight for them. Find joy in them. And above all, love them. No one can do this but you.
The Screen Time Dialogue

The Screen Time Dialogue

Are you ever baffled by your child's obsession with screens, phones, or video games? Dawn Wessman models a child-lead discussion that eliminated battles, improved her son's mood, increased learning and activity level, as well as deepened their relationship.
Relax! It Won't Last Forever

Relax! It Won’t Last Forever

I hate sticky floors. But during a trip to Target, I realized that sticky floors--and whatever else is wearing my patience thin--won't last forever.
You're Not Mean, You're Stressed

You’re Not Mean, You’re Stressed

I was attending my first Power of Moms Retreat! Would I find answers to the question:Why am I a mean mom and what can I do to stop? The idea hit my mind. The idea was this: I'm not mean. I'm stressed! This discovery has helped changed my life.
Compassion In Neverland

Compassion In Neverland

Are there days when you just want to tell your kids to dust off the boo-boo themselves, even though you see a pinprick of blood on their knee and a puddle of tears behind their eyes? Author Amy Fonseca gives advice on how to overcome “compassion fatigue” as mothers.
Mine!

Mine!

My sweet, darling baby boy has recently learned the words "NO!" and "UUGH!" and "MINE!" To his credit, he applies them appropriately. Just at inappropriate times. So, after going through this phase multiple times, here's what I've discovered.
Spiritual Sundays:  He Has Carried Me

Spiritual Sundays: He Has Carried Me

Alone in a quiet hospital, holding her new baby, Heather Bell reminds us that God is with us, always.
I Was So Mad!

I Was So Mad!

Do you ever feel like anger has a domino effect in your home? Kobie Hatch shares four powerful steps she used to teach and model anger management skills in her home.
The Stockdale Paradox

The Stockdale Paradox

Motherhood is often punctuated by challenges, sometimes small and mundane and sometimes lasting and heart-wrenching. How can we get through them? The Stockdale Paradox, a mix of optimism and discipline, could be part of your solution.