More ideas from Alena
behind every great kid

So true! I recently had a conference with a mom who said straight out, "Im a bad mom" but her kid is amazing. Behind every amazing kid there's an amazing mom, I just wish we would all give ourselves credit for it

mom in in time out

The Mother’s Guide to Taking a Break - mum time out - essential for mental health & the ability to parent well!

acknowledging negativity

via Your Mental Health First Aid Kit. This takes practice. A lot of it. The idea that you can let negativity bounce off you isn't really true. Unless you have some awesome force field, negativity f.

It takes guts to be gentle and kind...

If only more people understood how much power it takes to be gentle and kind. I believe there is SO much strength in the words nice, gentle, & kind. And pursuing these actions & ways of being is the greatest and most fulfilling challenge