Posts Tagged "throw"

The Running Leap—Not Just for Kids

The Running Leap—Not Just for Kids

Instead of seeing your life as one step forward, two steps back, and feeling frustrated most of the time, what if you knew the two steps back were also moving you forward? That's how a running leap works—you have to back up a few steps in order to succeed with the leap. Knowing that gives you a powerful tool—a new way to see and manage the actions you take after you hit what feels like a...

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Melting Meltdowns with Connection

Melting Meltdowns with Connection

One small step can make a big difference! Here's how Rachel Duhon, Therapist at River City Psychological Services in Grand Rapids, MI, used SAY WHAT YOU SEE in a way that will melt your heart: As a parent, it has always been a top priority to have a loving, healthy relationship with my children. I thought that I was doing a great job as a parent in being consistent and available to my girls....

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Now That I Know…

Now That I Know…

"Every parent should know this!" That was my first thought over 20 years ago, when I learned the principles and practices of relationship-based parenting from Dr. Garry Landreth. A live coaching session with a mother of a 1-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son reminded me of that phrase. This was her description of her son's behavior in her initial inquiry, shared with permission: Whenever he...

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