Category: Parenting

Love Lens

There are really two ways to navigate the world. We can move away from things we fear, or we can move towards things we love.

By Momentous Institute

Flash Forward

It's so easy to get caught up in the daily work of raising teenagers that we forget to look forward. Keep reading...

By Momentous Institute

Flashback

Inside your teenager is the sweet little girl she once was. Take a moment to remember that. 

By Momentous Institute

Avoid Catastrophizing

"If your teenager fails a test, that doesn’t mean she will never go to college. If your teenager gets in a fight, that doesn’t mean he’ll end up in prison." Keep reading...

By Momentous Institute

It's Not Personal

If teenagers have a superpower, it’s the ability to shoot a dagger right where it hurts. Say it with us now. It's not personal. 

By Momentous Institute

Three Holiday Strategies for Stressed-Out Parents

Thanks to Norman Rockwell and other idealistic portrayals of the holiday season, expectations for blissed-out perfection run high at this time of year. Reality, however, rarely measures up. Schedules are off, sugar intake is high, and Aunt Thelma is in town… Yikes!

Here are three strategies to help navigate holiday stressors. 

By Momentous Institute

The Consultant

So you're trying to connect with a teenager and getting nowhere. Try putting her in the role of consultant! 

By Momentous Institute