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Insider Training: How Mindfulness and Self-Reflection Increase Your Stock as a Parent

By Mica Gonzalez, PhD

Jaime Jr. woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. It’s been about a week since the two-and-a-half-year-old moved out of his parents’ bed in preparation for the arrival of his new baby brother. Usually, the child takes pride in choosing his clothes and putting them on with a little help before school. But today is not like that.

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The Wait of the World: Helping Children Flex Their Emotional Muscles

By Mica Gonzalez, PhD

Waiting is rubbish, especially when you’re a kid. Very few young children respond well when adults answer their demands with, “Not now. Just be patient.” Infants and toddlers are notorious for being lousy waiters, but by the time they enter the preschool and kindergarten years, many show more consistent frustration tolerance and commensurate waiting power.

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Is It Misbehavior, or Is My Kid Just Bad?

By Mica Gonzalez, PhD

I’m not too big on reading blogs (Oh, the irony!). I get most of my learning from books or face-to-face experiences. But I recently happened upon a cool blog post that spoke to an idea I use with families all the time. It’s called Hanlon’s Razor, and while it may sound like an unpublished poem about an ambivalent, bearded man, it’s actually much less random and much more useful than that.

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Welcome! The Good Enough Parents is dedicated to helping parents with children ages 0-6 by making sense of child psychology and social-emotional development. If you...

  • are tired of anxiously pursuing parental perfection and want to take it easier without feeling like everything will fall apart
  • feel insecure and ill-equipped to raise children
  • have children who you don't understand
  • want a stronger connection with your children
  • struggle to understand your own behavior towards your children...

Then this is the place for you! Join us as we explore and decode the emotional life of your little one and give you the confidence to be the best parent you can be. 

-Mica Gonzalez, PhD

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