3 Ways to be Mindful as a Parent

I’ve heard three descriptions of mindfulness lately that help me understand it better. Here they are, in order of difficulty! (Hardest) Mindfulness is the gap in time when our brain is not using us.  It is the moment we can still our thoughts, calm our judgments, and separate who we are from everything we think … More 3 Ways to be Mindful as a Parent

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Flipping Your Lid

Here is the second way that Dr. Bryson and Dr. Siegel help us picture what happens when we get dysregulated.  With this model, they refer to crossing the threshold out of the green zone as “flipping your lid.”   Dr. Siegel also talks about how parents can use the hand model of the brain during … More Flipping Your Lid