Repeating yourself to a young child is rarely going to help them do as you say. Let’s imagine you’ve asked your toddler to stop hitting her brother and she doesn’t… you demand one more time with increased volume and annoyance in your tone, “I said stop hitting!” This child of yours—who was showing with theContinue reading “Responsive Parenting”
By Melissa Xuereb, Parent Coach at Parenting Takes Courage At the invitation of Sherry Yuan Hunter here at Sandwich Parenting, I will be writing a semi-regular blog about Empowered Parenting. This morning as the rain poured, Charlie, Olivia and I were leaving the house. Our car undercover was mostly surrounded by (attractive) puddles. The kidsContinue reading “Repairing Ruptures in Parent-Child Relationships”
One of the most frustrating things in the world is that explosion of rage when our kids (or partners, or friends, or colleagues) exhibit ‘undesirable’ behaviour. We THINK it’s because they are ‘behaving badly’ and that means that we need to work harder to CONTROL the situation. Then comes the shame and, for some, theContinue reading “Managing Triggers”
Our remote control had been missing for over a week. Yup. It’s not an easy thing to live without I must admit and it was gone.
I believe that most of us have been parenting unconsciously. We think we are doings rationally and logically, but a lot of our interactions with our children are completely based on how we feel at the moment.
Dr. Bruce H. Lipton, a renowned cell biologist, describes new scientific discoveries about epigenetics, the biochemical effects of the brain’s functioning where the cells of your body are affected by your thoughts!
Dan Siegel explains why teenagers behave the way they do, why it’s okay, more importantly, how we can behave as parents!
Playful Parenting is a surprisingly powerful approach to creating better relationships and cooperation.
Starting and ending on hope, this parenting book explains the why and how of showing up is the only thing a parent needs to do.
Tim is a Taiwan-born American, a tall white guy whose Chinese is impeccable. A Third-Cuture Kid, Sandwich Kid and Sandwich Parent.