When they're little, the exhaustion is primarily physical.
As they get older, it shifts from physically to emotionally challenging.
We want to love them and teach them. We want them to cooperate, listen, and learn so that they become empowered, self-aware people.
Most of the time spent parenting focuses on our kids and what they need to do or learn or how they need to behave and respond to life.
Today's guest challenges that idea. Ruth Freeman, a parenting coaching at Peace at Home Parenting and licensed social worker with over 3 decades of experience working with parents and kids, says that parents need to spend more time on their own thoughts and behaviors. How we raise our kids is a direct product of our own upbringing, fears, expectations, and societal norms.
That isn't a criticism. It's an observation. Understanding it can help you identify what...
Last weeks episode focused on self-love. It laid a framework to think about how to truly love yourself, starting with what you think, say and require of yourself and those around you.
That foundation is important. But, the focus of WifeMotherLeader is always how to put action behind ideas. How does this work in my real life that is messy, busy and not packages in 5 clear steps?
Today's podcast focuses on some specific ways that you can translate self-love into your daily life. Remember, self-care is really self- love in action. So, consistent self-care is what you do because you have self-love.
Here are 6 ways that you can put self-love into action:
Hopefully, you've recovered from the onslaught of "love" from Valentine's Day. Flowers, candy, and romantic love were everywhere. But, once the day was over (and maybe during it), did you truly feel love?
What did you say to yourself on February 13th or on February 15th?
In this episode, I’ll share 5 things about self-love that are critical if you want to have peace and joy, even if your life is busy and chaotic right now:
If you're pressed for time, you can get a summary below, but the full explanation is in the podcast.
1. How self-love is different
Get a massage. Get a manicure. Get a babysitter and take yourself out. Those are all great...
Lean in. Lean Out. Work-Life balance. Forget all the buzz words. Your life and family are unique. WifeMotherLeader will provide you with actionable advice and expert guidance to help you build a family life that aligns with your deepest values and a career that is fulfilling and thriving, but not taking over your world.