How To Be A Calm Parent: 5 Strategies for Tough Parenting Moments

Mom Life Handbook—Your Guide to Motherhood, Parenting, Personal Growth, Productivity + Mindfulness by Erin Christopoulos, M.S.Ed. | Teacher, Parenting Expert + Mom Strategist

Episode notes

In this episode of the Mom Life Handbook, we're diving deep into a topic that hits home for so many of us: how to be a calm parent. For all the busy millennial moms out there who sometimes feel they're on a hair-trigger, who feel like they're not handling stressful situations with their preschoolers or elementary-aged children as well as they'd like, this one's for you.

We start off by shedding light on our own nervous system, understanding how it impacts our reactions, and how we can take charge of it. You'll be amazed at how this simple understanding can significantly shift the way you navigate your mom life.

Then we'll move on to practical techniques like deep breathing, something you can easily fit into your busy schedule. This isn't your typical advice; we're talking about using compassion to navigate tense moments and asking our ... 

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