What to say about Ukraine to our children – Six Steps to support our child or teen (and ourselves) in those challenging times

Many of our children will experience anxiety and fear around the situation in Ukraine, which is often exacerbated by the […]

“Oh Sweety, …..” (a simple tool for when our children are overwhelmed)

Sadly also our children will encounter challenging times. When our children are overwhelmed and in the cycle of emotional and […]

When something is ‘not right’ – Compassion is key

Or The Value of flag-ups Everyone has an unconscious physical or psychological alarm system telling them that something is not […]

Grief is not a competition

One step at a time, grief processing as a road map for family life. Home alone Right at this moment […]

Slow cooking new habits

Low-key Self Care – a practice and a mindset – for when you don’t have much energy I experienced life […]

The Cuddle Alarm (Tool)

  To facilitate access to all PowerWood articles in the PowerWoods Emotional Coronavirus Crisis Guide are also available to non-members. […]

Overwhelmed by Guilt and Shame while Parenting? Congrats!

Or Explanation of the Gap-Energy “When Mark (4) kicks his younger brother (3) I feel so helpless and often start […]

How to stop hurting when our Child is in Pain

When I asked in the PowerWood Closed Group on FaceBook what subjects you would like me to write about, one […]

Top 3 Tips to Up your Baseline (Energy and Resilience Level)

Simone de Hoogh‘s Blog In PowerWood we always talk about our Baseline. What do we mean by that? Baseline is […]