Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN
The term Fearless Parenting. The label has got me thinking.
Am I a Fearless Parent? Do I want to be?
I don’t actually think we can be fearless as we raise our kids. Fact is, there are a lot of things to be afraid of, for sure. The very first feeling I remember having when I had my first child... no, actually, when I was pregnant with my first child... was...
I've been doing a lot of soul searching lately, trying to tap in to the bigger picture of why I do what I do.
'Cause truth is, meal plans are boring. Food restriction is boring. Biochemical pathways... kinda fascinating, but kinda boring.
What ignites me is moving people... shifting their perspective. Getting them unstuck. Showing them a different way. Helping them find their power.
And does it matter?
The new numbers are in. The CDC's latest report tells us that the rate of kids with a diagnosed developmental disability has increased over the years and now sits at one in 36 (or 6.99%). That includes kids on the autism spectrum along with kids with other intellectual disability and developmental delay. Data for this report was collected by survey in the United...
Remember when you were first pregnant? That first pair of little socks you were given? That first kick you felt?
Newness. Optimism. Excitement.
And maybe a little bit of fear.
By the time round three came for me, I understood that with the sometimes unbearable joy little people bring comes hard work, a lot of work, worry, learning, tons of inner growth, and a little bit...
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