All posts filed under: Get Well & Ready

Manifesto

We Believe our kids are the future. How we raise them matters We Believe every child deserves unconditional love & acceptance We Believe parenting is an imperfect, contact sport We Believe mindfulness is like magic We Believe self-care is the best fertilizer for parenting mojo We Believe self-knowledge is a gateway to authenticity We Believe in compassion. For all. Always. We Believe empathy & kindness break down barriers We Believe in the power of a supportive tribe We Believe social/emotional health is the secret sauce to thriving We Believe prepared and proactive is the new Black We Believe in embracing transitions We Believe innovation is our future We Believe boredom leads to creativity We Believe spilled milk is a learning opportunity We Believe laughter is the best medicine We Believe sleep is better than ice cream We Believe in Date Night Discussions We Believe connection is The Holy Grail We Believe being vulnerable is required We Believe in showing up We Believe in the power of traditions We Believe hope is learned We Believe in being …

Get Well & Ready

Well & Ready™ rests on five key principles and involves five simple, repeatable steps. Well & Ready™ Principles: Parenting is an imperfect, ever-new, learning occupation Self-knowledge is where great parenting starts Mindfulness is the single, most important skill you can apply to parenting at every stage Strong connections – creating them and maintaining them – is the bedrock upon which children learn to thrive. How people thrive is a science.  We can apply it to grow thriving kids. 5 Steps to becoming Well & Ready™ Step 1: It all starts with you.  Know yourself… as you continue to grow The way we are raised and our life experiences form our parenting beliefs and approaches – for better or worse.  No family or upbringing is perfect – parenting and family life is gloriously imperfect. Being aware of the ways in which your growing experiences have formed your beliefs, assumptions, values, pet peeves, triggers, and needs will help you be a more effective parent. Do you know your default parenting style? Do you know what you really want …