Winging it in the closet!
Thank you for the review, Lauren!
Listening to my clients and group participants…. Amazing the expansive way we can see/here for the other person.
– The idea that kids get into mischief, make mistakes, AND well meaning, loving parents get stuck into thinking “they are manipulating me/trying to get what they want/playng me”
– Foundation of Adlerian theory – behavior being movement in the direction of belonging and significance
– As young children – always perceiving/interpreting/beliefs/action (private logic)
o Do I belong?
o Do I matter?
o Do I have influence?
o Am I safe?
– We are asking and answering those questions through our own lens, which has been developed over time, through experience and relationships we have lived through
– Kids are cut and dry, their private logic is experienced as “truth”
– Perception of emotional safety matters
– “I’m curious… I notice you don’t want to talk about problems after the fact…. Can you tell me about that?”
– Goal is to help them observe themselves
– Having a conversation about the conversation
– Curiosity has no agenda, it’s not a “method”
– Curiosity is non-judgmental and open
– THIS TAKES PRACTICE PEOPLE!
– Call it out when the space feels judge-y and own what we have brought in the past
– Asking VS Telling Experiential activity
– Play with this!! Remember there are layers!!
Joyful Courage: Calming the drama and taking control of your parenting journey
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I am going to be there, Dr. Laura Markham will be delivering a keynote (ah-maze-ing), and the whole thing just looks like super soul care on fire.
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