Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Welcome to the “Parental Pause”… a simple strategy than can calm you down and defuse tricky situations in moments.
Calming anxious kids
(5:30 mins) Anxiety is not an enemy state… but we need to get a handle on it.
The importance of family traditions
Family traditions bring families together and create powerful memories. What counts as a tradition, and how can we build better traditions for our kids?
Listening to and advocating for your child
How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace - co-depending and listening.
Dealing with your anger as a parent
(3:48 mins) There are going to be days you run out of patience and your anger gets the better of you.
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.
How you can have more fun with your kids… why we all need to lighten up
(5:23 mins) Ever heard the expression that parenting is all joy and no fun?
My kids make me crazy what’s up with that
In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid's behave in certain ways. David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…
Building confidence in kids
(4:15 mins) We all want our children to be confident and capable, right?
Helping Children cope with Death
(4:20 mins) When someone your children loves dies, here are some of the things which are good to know.
Understanding how your own childhood influences you as a parent
A fascinating look into how our childhood influences our parenting styles and why parents are quick to judge one another!