Avoiding Mental Health Issues In Children By Acknowledging Their Feelings

How many people grew up in a loving, happy, kind family environment. Perhaps you went on lovely family holidays, Christmas was always a joyous family affair and you have great childhood memories.

And how many who grew up in this type of family set up, now as adults struggle with mental health issues?

Have you ever suffered from depression, anxiety, low self esteem?

Now I want you go back and ask “How were my feelings dealt with as a child?” 

Did your parents emotionally attune to you?

And by emotionally attuning to you I mean did your parents often ask you “How are you feeling?” and when you did have strong feelings were they acknowledged and were you offered empathy?

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Why Distracting Your Kids Doesn't Work And What Works Instead

Has your child ever been flooded with big emotions and because you didn’t know what to do you resorted to distraction? Distraction usually works momentarily however it moves us away from confronting the issue at hand by in fact just making the child focus on something else. There’s so many learning opportunities we miss out on when we resort to distraction.

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Are You Learning To Co-Parent After A Separation Or Divorce?

Conscious Parenting can help you and your family transition more smoothly through a divorce or separation given you put your differences aside and focus fully on the children. The thing is there doesn't have to be amniosty or hostility.

You have ended your relationship for a reason so now it's time to focus forward and put all your energy into yourself and your children.

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