Body Awareness in Parenting :: Mary Van Geffen [Ep 333]

August 16, 2021 | 3 comments

How we feel in our bodies affects so many facets of parenting– and in some ways you might now expect. My guest Mary Van Geffen joins me to talk about 4 Ps that can help us practice body awareness as we work on parenting our kids (even the spicy ones) with empathy and connection.

When in doubt I say choose connection rather than control. We’re not going to have a lot of control and we don’t have the time or the energy to follow through on things. So let’s make sure we’re connected because connection is the honey and it will help us to have more control.

We go in depth on how paying attention to your Presence, Posture, Proximity and Phase of your Cycle can change how you parent and bring awareness of how to honor your body and rest when you need it. 

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3 Comments

  1. Alyssa Barnes

    Hi there! The PDF link for the “how to stay calm” is broken. Do you have another link?
    Great episode! My husband and I were just discussing how I can have more self control when parenting last night, so this was perfect!

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  2. Esther

    I agree with Alyssa: the link is broken. It’s not the “Embodied Motherhood” one but the “How to Stay Calm” one. Could you post that one please? Thanks! I appreciated the episode.

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