Space for Feelings and Emotional Health: Better Relationships in 2 Minutes #7

I want you to take a moment and think about your closest relationships. They’re probably with people you can share anything with and where it’s safe for you to express your feelings and your deepest concerns. I remember reading Connection Parenting by Pam Leo and she asked you to think about your safe person, describing the tears falling when your

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Feelings Expressed – Not Lord of the Flies: Better Relationships in 2 Minutes #6

The next question that inevitably comes up when we’re talking about feelings and maybe not doing a time out is that it means we’re encouraging chaos, that things are going to be out of control, that it means we can’t say no. Creating space for feelings doesn’t mean that your kids can do anything they want. It means that when

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Introduction: Better Relationships in 2 Minutes #1

My name is Rebecca Thompson Hitt. I have been studying human relationships since I was a teenager, and have been working professionally supporting families since 1994. I have my masters in marriage and family therapy from Barry University and a Bachelor’s in Education from Ball State University. I’m the parent of 2 teen boys and am step-parent to two grown

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