Posts Tagged: Parenting

Using Mindfulness to Reduce Parenting Stress

Picture this: you walk in the door after a long day at work and are greeted by a howling infant and two toddlers screaming, “Mommy, we’re cleaning, we’re cleaning! Mommy—WE’RE CLEANING!!!” As you turn your head to peer deeper into the house, you see what they’re “cleaning”—every single toy light enough to carry has been… Read more »

The Unique Style of Parenting that Fathers Provide

As Father’s Day draws closer, it’s a good time to honor the awesome powers of Dads everywhere! Although here at Union Square Practice we appreciate the influence that all caregivers and role-models play in the lives of the children on a day-to-day basis, we’d like to commemorate Father’s Day by highlighting research that supports the… Read more »

Why Caring for Your Kids Means Caring for Yourself

Ever wondered why flight attendants ask that you put on your own oxygen mask before your child’s? Because you cannot help your child if you’re not breathing! A growing body of research supports the notion that the way in which you manage your own emotions impacts your child’s developing capacity to regulate their feelings and… Read more »