The Poisonous Myth of Perfection

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  Sometimes I become friends in real life with Sage Mamas who have followed my work for years (mega perk to coaching over therapy). In preparation for the first playdate, they sometimes elude to a bit of nervousness and I often say something like, “You’ll get to meet my perfectly imperfect children,” to set them at ease. I mean that in the most loving, positive, and accepting way. My children don’t have a performance standard – pressure or judgment – when we are out in the world, even around my beloved clients. I accept their whole selves, even the messy […]

Which Parenting Style Are You?

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The plethora of parenting styles can feel overwhelming at times but allow me to share with you a buffet from which you can sample inspiration to find your evolving parenting identity. Sage Parenting Respect for the compassionate, conscious connection is the path to raising heart-full children. [Rachel Rainbolt] The following are some of the styles that have inspired me and the body of Sage Parenting work. Attachment Parenting Focus on the nurturing connection, which is viewed as the ideal way to raise secure, independent, and empathetic children. [Dr. Sears] Gentle Parenting Parenting with empathy, respect, and understanding. [Sarah Ockwell-Smith] Holistic Parenting View your […]