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Building Inner Strength

Parental resilience means managing your feelings, solving problems with a clear head, taking care of yourself and sheltering your kids, even when things are difficult. Building inner strength is important because children learn how to deal with challenges by watching you.

Five for Families: Building Inner Strength

Inner strength isn’t something you have or don’t have. It’s more like an emotional muscle that gets stronger the more you use it. There are things you can do to practice resilience before, during and after times of stress.

What does parental self-care look like?

Parents have a lot of demands on their time, energy, and attention. Unfortunately, this means that parents’ own needs are often neglected. When parents stop caring for themselves, stress can take over resulting in potentially negative repercussions on parents’ health… Continue Reading →

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