Here, mom Elene Johas Teener tells us how Hand in Hand Parenting helped her meet her two aggressive sons. “Being an older parent with a fully developed career, I have experienced high pressure and stress situations. One of the … Continue reading
Playlistening with Anca Deaconu Every Monday morning, just as soon as he wakes up, my son remembers that he’s supposed to go to the kindergarten and starts protesting: “I don’t like it, mommy and I don’t want to go; please let me … Continue reading
In most daycare and preschools, parents are encouraged to make drop off brief. A quick kiss or hug and then out the door. But not in Shelley Macy’s classes. She makes efforts to welcome each parent warmly, and tries not … Continue reading
A Guest Post by Irina Nichifiriuc In the middle of preparing a free webinar with my fellow Hand in Hand Instructor, Anca Deaconu about Separation Anxiety, The Universe (and my children) decided to give me the perfect opportunity to practice what I preach. … Continue reading
Q: My 7-year-old daughter keeps asking for her best friend to sleepover. We know the girl and her family quite well, and the girls really have a great time playing together. My daughter has had cousins to stay, and one … Continue reading
His fear is real. His tears are real. This is my son, trusting me, showing me how he feels. And I honor the chance that he offers me, that of being there for him. We’re together in this.
It is a work in progress, but I am sure that without having my safe place to offload, I would not be discovering I often already have the resources available to be the parent I want to be.
Is separation anxiety keeping your child from enjoying preschool? Now you can build your child’s confidence and say good-bye to separation anxiety.
David and his mum came recently to a Parenting by Connection class series I taught, which included two Play Events. This is where families meet for a couple of hours, and the adults play with children just the way the … Continue reading
When our grandson was one, and just walking, we convinced his parents to let us babysit so they could have a night out. They were quite nervous because they did not like to hear their son crying. We told them … Continue reading