🧐 It is not the thing; it is HOW you use the thing 🤯
A list of tools to help you on your Positive Parenting Journey
These tools are books and items that I have read and used myself. Please remember that these tools themself are not the cure to the storms in your home, but rather to build awareness and help with accountability.
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The list will continue to grow
Books are a great way to bring awareness to different topics that will support your parenting journey.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber & Elian Mazlish
Knock Knock Spiritual AF Activity Book & Guided Journal
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)
Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
The Science of Stuck: Breaking Through Inertia to Find Your Path Forward
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma and Adversity
Nadine Burke Harris, M.D.
What Happened To You?
Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD
It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress
Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship
Laurence Heller Ph.D & Aline LaPierre Psy.D.
These tools when used consistently will help you grow awareness and help hold yourself accountable.
An item that sits on my desk and is used daily. Whether it is to help me start a project, "Okay, I will just do 5 minutes," or "I only have 45 minutes for this meeting."
A tool that can be used for screen time, homework, playtime, and reading time.
This can be used as a tool for torture if not used properly.
8" Time Timer: https://amzn.to/3sDiD3G
The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook
Using tarot cards help me figure out what to journal about. Most Mondays you can catch me on TikTok LIVE pulling 3 cards and talking about all things Positive Parenting.
The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith