Remaining steady in a world that is constantly changing, while promoting and modeling growth.
This month will be a series on change and growth. Now that kids are back into school and we are back into the routine of the school year, it is a good time to consider these topics of change and growth.
Our kids are in a never-ending cycle of change and being pushed to grow. It sometimes baffles me when I think about how much change we push them toward. Like really think about it. Everyday in school, they are challenged to learn brand new things. Or adjust their thinking of current things. And then they come home and we continue to shape them and correct them for all sorts of other things. (Even if it feels like we are correcting the same thing over and over!!).
With this in mind, I often talk with families in my practice about trying to maintain routines and traditions to balance all of the change. And not just any routines, but those that follow your values and parenting philosophy. This is a critical part of developing inner consistency within your family that builds the foundation that keeps them rooted in a world of chaos.
So this month, we will be exploring the many changes that happen for many families. My hope with these pieces is that they will resonate with you either now or in the future.
This month we will cover change and growth in your (and your child’s) life in the following ways:
- Death and loss
- Divorce (part 1)
- Divorce (part 2)
- Expectations at school and homework
Tune in to learn some practical ways to help your kids with loss and change this month!