5/22/2017 Weekly Newsletter: What is your family culture?


I hope you’ve been enjoying our weekly emails and that you’ve found the content helpful! If there’s something that you’d like us to write about, we’d love to hear from you. Just hit reply and we’ll respond back and maybe even answer your question as a blog post. We truly want to make sure that you’re inspired and provided with opportunities to learn more about our paradigm, along with what it can look like in real families in daily life. I know how important resources like that are to me in my parenting, especially when I hit the inevitable bumps in the road of growing up my whole family (including me). If there’s something we can do to help support you and your family, please let us know!

Make sure you check out the podcast series with Pam Leo, author of Connection Parenting and founder of the Book Fairy Pantry Project. Even if you don’t have little kids, you’ll hear things in this series that will help to support your connection with your kids. Please share if you find it helpful!

Be sure to check out our latest blog posts below. One of the posts is called, ‘Ignore the Behavior, Connect with the Child‘ and shares a real life story of looking at connecting in the emotional space of your relationship with your child. I hope you find it helpful!

I would love to hear from you! If you have questions or just want to share a story, please take a moment to reply to this email.

Podcast Episode 3: What is Your Family Culture?

Episode 3 is up! This is the final episode in our series called Connecting through Reading, Storytelling, and Singing with Pam Leo. Enjoy!

Blog Recap:

Ignore the behavior, connect with the child

Read about how one mom was able to avoid reacting, but instead to recognize the needs underneath the behaviors her son was showing, and to respond in a way that put their relationship first. Click to read



Do we have mistaken ideas about sleep?

From the Consciously Parenting archives: It seems that sleep-deprived parents are given two choices: cry- it-out or just wait until they outgrow it. But is there another way? Was my son’s lack of sleep more than just an inconvenience? Click to read



Nurturing Connection Through Play!

From the Consciously Parenting archives: What do our children really need to be emotionally healthy and to feel nurtured in our relationship with them? Play is one of six things discussed in Rebecca’s upcoming book that we can do to nurture connection with our children (and our friends and partner, too). Click to read

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Rebecca Thompson Hitt

Rebecca is the founder of The Consciously Parenting Project, LLC, and author of 3 books (Consciously Parenting: What it really Takes to Raise Emotionally Healthy Families, Creating Connection: Essential Tools for Growing Families through Conception, Birth and Beyond, and Nurturing Connection: What Parents Need to Know about Emotional Expression and Bonding), numerous classes and recordings, and the former co-host of a radio show, True North Parents.

Rebecca Thompson Hitt has 171 posts and counting. See all posts by Rebecca Thompson Hitt

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