Working Together As Parents
Are you struggling as a Dad, as a partner or as a parent? Most parents feel like they have to choose between caring for themselves and being a "good" mom or dad or a good partner. When we sacrifice our own self-care, we get resentful and depleted. But how do we tend to ourselves in the midst of caring for our partners and our children, both of whom seem to require a lot?
It's important not to neglect yourself. And it takes hard work to wear so many hats.
Connecting with people who get it. (check out our Dads' Group)
Mindfulness skills to help stay in the present moment;
Awareness of the parts of us that are involved in our reactivity: all the ways we try to manage the emotional and physical challenges of parenthood;
Leadership skills to bring regulation and insight to our intense feelings;
Communication and interpersonal skills to become more effective in all our relationships.