Connecting, Screen-time, Challenges and Overwhelm (Episode 72)
Looking for insights but overwhelmed with where to start? This week we dive into four hot topics for parents - connecting with our kids, dealing with overwhelm, navigating screen time and parenting kids with challenges. We’ll share our thoughts as well as info on The Mom Conference!
The Cliffs notes perspectives on 4 key areas in parenting, all discussed in the mom Conference
The Mom Conference and 4 key topics
There are so many conferences and summits out there, and it can be hard to work everything in. Yet the content can be so fabulous! This year for the Mom Conference, it's categorized into four areas of interest where you can dive in to the key topic that resonates with you.
All I need to jump up to that key speaker role is to actually get cracking on my own book! What would YOU love to read from me?
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Where are we this week?
We’re “cruising” back east! We landed in Winnemucca, NV for an overnight stop on our way to Salt Lake City. Had a fabulous time visiting with friends and family and learning about the Mormon religion. Next, scooting up to WY for another overnight stop on our way to seeing family in Colorado!
Follow us on our journey on Insta as the FieldTripGypsies!
Connection Based Parenting
Is what you are doing feeding the dream? Does it help you move forward, or behind? Some great insights from speakers like this:
- Raising your child is not a strategy - it’s a relationship - strengthen and sweeten your relationship - and find the joy! - Dr. Laura Markham
- Connect without reward/punishment - light up your child’s mind - Patty Wipfler
- Look at your internal motivation - the deeper why that drives you - Julia King
Dealing with Overwhelm
Screentime and Technology
Parenting a child with challenges
My daughter stuttered...but it was not who she was.
The more we recognize those personality styles and those strengths and what triggers us, the more we can come back to how the uniqueness in each of us strengthens all of us.