Positive Parenting Tip: The Time Machine

Have you made a “mistake” with your children? Listen to this :30 AUDIO TIP

positive parentingOur Yogi Parenting audio tips are presented every Friday by Michaela Turner, BS Ed, CYKT, YKT, Co-Founder Yogi Parenting

Michaela is a 30 year veteran educator and a Certified YogaKids Teacher and Trainer.  She teaches yoga baby and yoga kids classes for children throughout St. Louis, Missouri. As the Co-founder of Yogi Parenting, Michaela offers positive parenting coaching and seminars nationally, blending her joy for yoga with her love for children.

How to Be Patient

Mommy, are we almost there? Mommy, I want a snack NOW! Mommy, WHEN can we watch the real Peter Pan? I find myself repeating the chorus… BE PATIENT!

When I’m not being bombarded with “Mommy! Mommy! Mommy!” I’ve often stopped to muse about whether those are empty words. If as Michaela likes to remind me, in the Yogi Parenting approach, children don’t hear your words but model your behavior… do I model patience?

Let’s see… when I was getting them ready for school this morning, “Hurry and get dressed or you won’t have time to eat!” or yesterday, “We gotta go or we’ll be the last ones at pick-up. Again!” Yikes!

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Positive Parenting Tip: Living by the Signs

positive_Parenting_tipOur Yogi Parenting audio tips are presented every Friday by Michaela Turner, BS Ed, CYKT, YKT, Co-Founder Yogi Parenting

Find out how with this :15 AUDIO TIP:

Michaela is a 30 year veteran educator and a Certified YogaKids Teacher and Trainer. She teaches yoga baby and yoga kids classes for children throughout St. Louis, Missouri. As the Co-founder of Yogi Parenting, Michaela offers tips on parenting and seminars nationally, blending her joy for yoga with her love for children.