Peaceful Parenting Vlog #2
Oh and Find Parenting Vlog #1 here
Part 1 of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Dr. Dr. Laura Markham
This first section is addressing the cause of the parenting difficulties–ourselves.
How our own childhood, stress, lack of self care, etc can cause us to not be able to regulate our emotions…we then act on impulse of anger or fear.
True for me in my own upbringing. Even though I have forgiven my parents and have a good relationship with them. The past is coming up now after my second child was born. More things have changed, been added to my plate, and my support system has changed since he was born as well. I am working on fixing this praise The Most High He is giving me the wisdom and tools to do it.
I like so far how the author doesn’t make you feel guilty, instead- empathizes, normalizes and also gives to-the-point exercises to begin the track of peaceful parenting.
Without sharing totally everything because obviously this little snippets can’t replace the book, one exercise that really stuck out to me — 3 minute process to shift yourself from upset to peace. So checkout the parenting Vlog #2 video above for a quick breakdown of that exercise.
28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light