Here’s an exercise I learned from a 9-year-old girl little girl, my youngest daughter who today is 28 and expecting her first child. She revealed the exercise during one family meeting 19 years ago when it was her turn to facilitate.  In our family meetings, everyone rotated through the facilitator role which created intense excitement […]

The world we live in is fast-paced and unpredictable. We are exposed to constant changes, unmet expectations, challenging situations and unexpected bumps in the road. Our personality has a large role to play in the way that we manage these situations i.e. type A versus type B personality’s.  However, we all need to develop resilience to cope […]

Helping your kids to cope with and process strong negative emotions is an important and necessary part of parenting, however there are also those times where your child may just be stuck in a pattern of mild negativity, or “grumpiness” and it’s great to teach them some tools to break a niggling negative state too. […]