Does self hypnosis work? Can it really calm nerves, reduce blood pressure, and control addictions? Or is it just a parlor trick used to entertain crowds? Most people think of popular showmen like Kevin Stone, the self-proclaimed "World's Greatest Hypnotist," or maybe Uri Geller, the famous spoon-bending hypnotist who appeared on countless talk shows in the 1980s and … [Read more...] about Does Self Hypnosis Work? Can It Help You? Yes And Yes.
Mindfulness For Kids. It’s Not Boring. Really.
Unless you've been living under a rock (or out in the woods on a decades-long Wilderdad adventure), you've probably heard that mindfulness is a thing. A big thing. It's a big thing for adults, and yes, mindfulness is a big thing for kids. Do a quick Internet search and you'll find mindfulness exercises for cooking, vegetable chopping, dishwashing, floor scrubbing, and even … [Read more...] about Mindfulness For Kids. It’s Not Boring. Really.
Parenting in a Pandemic. How to Break Past the Wall.
2020 was a hard year that got harder with every passing week. If dads and moms thought parenting was tough before, we quickly learned that parenting in a pandemic was infinitely harder. Before the pandemic, parents’ plates were already full. But the optimists among us focused on the light at the end of the tunnel. 2021. A new year. A beacon of hope piercing the fog of a … [Read more...] about Parenting in a Pandemic. How to Break Past the Wall.
6 Best (Worst?) Ways To Pull Your Kid’s Teeth
Losing teeth as a kid is a major right of passage. Every time you pull a kid's tooth is a tangible milestone they are officially becoming big kids. And while each lost tooth is a joyous occasion kids feel compelled to celebrate, the process is a fraught with ups and downs. It's exciting. It's scary. It's painful. Then, it's a relief. When it finally comes out, friends and … [Read more...] about 6 Best (Worst?) Ways To Pull Your Kid’s Teeth