July 15, 2020

This was a picture of my then almost two-year old, taken in June. Notice the Halloween shirt?  My initial thought process to her choosing this shirt was “No way! We are 4 months away from Halloween!”

I took a step back, put my own issues with this aside, and realized it doesn’t really matter.  It is a small decision in her world but she was so proud t...

May 22, 2020

Every single one of us has a cup that needs to be filled. We need love, attention, and connection. As we move through our day our cup loses a little bit of its contents due to various events during the day. In order for us to feel balanced we need to be mindful about refilling it. 

Children are no different. They have cups as well.  When children's cu...

May 18, 2020

We all love to have a space to go that makes us feel good. A place that provides comfort and allows us to regroup, calm down, or just enjoy some quiet time.  Shouldn't our children have the same?

The calming corner is a great resource for parents. It is a great way to help your children learn how to recognize feeling overwhelmed as well as strategies to ca...

May 13, 2020

If there is one parenting tip that I would love all parents to hear, this may be it. Why this one when there are so many valuable parenting nuggets?

This one is the hardest to accomplish and can be the most important.

Let me set the stage. It is 3 pm and your child is having a meltdown. Maybe it is a full on throwing their body on the floor screaming meltdo...

May 6, 2020

Sleep. It can be a challenge for our kids and especially for us as parents. Depending on the temperament of your child, your child may go to sleep quickly and easily, or take a while to calm down. 

Lucky for me I seem to have gotten one child for each. I have one child who needed to run and play before bed. She would then do stories and go to bed and usual...

January 8, 2018

It is so easy as a parent to get caught up in parenting. We focus on our children and the myriad of things that come along with that. We are focused on our children throughout the day, school, behaviors, discpline, emotional development, physical development, naps, meals, bedtime, and everything in between. We are pulled in many directions. We need to fos...

December 19, 2017

We hear the word mindfulness a lot these days. While some may feel it is a trend, I have not only seen the benefits of it first hand, but I think that it has become so popular because we are in need of it. The world moves fast, information is constantly flowing, and we rarely seem to get peaceful moments where we can be still. Sometimes we even struggle w...

November 14, 2017

"I don't want them to be dependent on me, I just want them to be connected"  .  These words came out of my mouth last week as I was talking to my husband about our girls. As the words came out of my mouth this statement struck me in many ways and brought up a lot for me. 

Every parent must face their child growing up. That toddler that needed you...

November 9, 2017

I was talking to a colleague of mine from my days in private practice as a therapist the other day and we started talking a bit about parenting. Another woman we were with asked our thoughts on parenting today and if we thought that parents today are over-parenting their children. She seemed to be referring to parents rescuing and coddling their children.

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October 26, 2017

What does discipline mean to you? For a lot of people it means rules and punishment. Discipline is so much more than this. We often think about discipline as being external. It is something we as parents enforce. 



If , however, we were t think of it as internal (think of this as self discipline), what would change in our parenting? If our job as par...

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