The need and challenge to change the adversarial parenting approach.

Raising kids is so challenging because we are emotional beings at our core. Our children’s words and actions can easily trigger our childhood memories so quickly that we react emotionally rather than logically. Our parent-child interactions may trigger feeling hurt, rejected, ignored, disrespected, etc. as a child, so we lash out as if we were…

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Kids are Learning to Recognize and Manage Anger Before Blowing Up

I’ve been watching the Netflix series Never Have I Ever……about a California-born teen girl, Devi, whose father recently and suddenly dies. She is being raised by her East Indian-born mother with traditional Indian values.    Frequent conflict arises!   Not only does she feel deep suffering from losing her father whom she was very close…

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