Summertime Challenges for Families During the Pandemic
What challenges are families facing this summer that are different from the ones they are used to? Kids of different ages are accustomed to outdoor summer activities with lots of other kids. But general and specialized camps are closed this summer because it’s not safe for groups of kids to gather or for their counselors.…Read More
The Spontaneous Mother – Creating a Novel Experience
Hollman, PhD, has a new book available for holiday gift giving. In fact, give it as a gift to yourself: UNLOCKING PARENTAL INTELLIGENCE: FINDING MEANING IN YOUR CHILD Click on amazon and enjoy it! We’ve all experienced that awful feeling of fear, surprise, or incomprehension when our kids do something unusual, unimaginable, or outright distressing.…Read More
How to Build Maternal Self-Esteem – Are You a Mommy or a Multi-Tasker?
Maternal Self-Esteem Can Run Up and Down Do you have a mental checklist about being a mother that’s impossible to live up to? Do you think you must be empathic and self-sacrificing while being a multi-tasking genius capable of understanding every stage of child development? Do you struggle to meet all those impossible expectations? If…Read More
FAVORITE FAMILY VACATION RECIPE: STAYING HOME
Welcome to the July 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Vacation This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared their family-travel tips, challenges, and delights. Please read to the end to find a list of links…Read More