The Waiting Room
Musings from years of addressing parental concerns and watching my children grow up.
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How to Bring Calm to the Dinner Table
After a long work day or one caring for your children, the last thing you want to deal with is stressful meal times. Keeping meltdowns, whining, and rambunctiousness to a minimum is a chief concern for parents who have way too much to do and not enough patience to do it with.
Taking your dinner routine from chaos to calm is doable. Here are five things you could do to bring calm to the dinner table.
Five Strategies to Help Become an Emotionally Supportive Parent
Love is a verb. This whimsical anecdote demonstrates why relationships ultimately rest on the way we act towards one another. For a parent-child relationship specifically, it is the really small acts that make a big difference. While emotional support may seem small in scope, it is a powerful game-changer in the family dynamic.
Common Mistakes Parents Make that Sabotage Healthy Eating
Most parents approach parenthood with the intention of setting the best examples for their children. When it comes to establishing a healthy eating environment, the challenge can almost seem insurmountable—especially if you’re unaware that the choices you’re making prevent your children from having a healthy relationship with food.
You are not alone; many parents struggle with the best ways to create healthy eating habits for their children. Here are common mistakes parents make that sabotage healthy eating.
Top Eight Secrets for Restful Sleep
Long, restless nights and early, slow mornings can become more frequent as old(er) age, sleep pattern changes, and bigger life-changing decisions emerge. A lack of sleep can have serious repercussions on our health, increasing our risk for obesity, type-2 diabetes and heart disease. Ready to reclaim your sleep cycle? Check out our top eight secrets to restful sleep.