Posts Tagged "HandsFreeMama"

Ending Reactive Parenting

Ending Reactive Parenting

Ever feel like you are stuck in a cycle of negativity? A mom of two young children was, and she expressed her frustration in the comments of one of Rachel Macy Stafford's Hands Free Mama blog posts The Manager in My Home & the Five Words that Changed Everything. Thanks to a standing invitation from Rachel to assist her readers and share our public dialogs, I was able to offer this mom an...

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Wish You Could Stop Rushing?

Wish You Could Stop Rushing?

Email question from Adriane*: I am a mother of 3 great kiddos - sons ages 14 and 4, and a daughter age 6. I feel as if I'm going in circles because I surround myself with daily readings, blogs, helpful tips all the time on how to be a better parent. How it's never too late.   It's like I know what I need to do, and I know what I could or should be doing, but for some reason its hard for me...

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Undoing Harsh Words

Undoing Harsh Words

I've been assisting Rachel Macy Stafford with replies to readers comments on her powerful HandsFreeMama blog. Rachel's posts are deeply moving and motivational accounts of real-life moments with her daughters and evoke an outpouring of emotional responses like this one from the mother of a 4-year-old who was struggling to find her patience. This reader's comment and my reply are shared with...

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