If I Were a Remote…

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.

Parenting Unconsciously and Conditionally

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.

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, van der Kolk combines his experience with his clients with recent and evolving scientific studies into a single resource for anyone working with trauma survivors. This is a must read for anyone who is eager to heal from their trauma, which could be from one event (like PTSD) or continual trauma (like Complex PTSD).

“I’m going to teach you a lesson…”

Joline Lim shares intimately her story of origin and how she came to be an advocate and coach for respectful parenting. What are the lessons learnt? Not learnt?

The Power of Showing Up by Siegal and Bryson

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.

Parenting from the Inside Out by Siegel and Hartzell

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell is a handbook for all parents, a must read!

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

The concept of nonviolent communication is powerful. It’s all about being conscious of the impact of our messages. The key is to listen with curiosity.

Power Couple Coaches: Jen and Eli

Jen and Eli are a Canadian husband and wife coaching team specializing in working with toxic /dysfunctional / abusive families.

Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn

Prolific education and parenting author Alfie Kohn argues that there is a better way to parent than using rewards and punishments.