Being a parent to children myself, I constantly want to improve my abilities to parent our kids👪. There is no manual given when we bring them home for the first time.
So we question everything. If you're asking yourself these questions, you're already light years ahead.
𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐈 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐦𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐚𝐬 𝐚𝐧 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐡?
VALIDATE their emotions and experiences, even if it doesn't make sense to you.
Talk through their emotions with them
Allow them a safe space to speak freely without judgment.
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐈 𝐝𝐨 𝐚𝐬 𝐚𝐧 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭?
Trust your gut, it will not lead you astray.
Remember how you experience things and relate to them.
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐭 𝐦𝐲 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐜 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝?
A creative outlet of their choosing
Deep breathing techniques
Therapy, especially if they ask for it
Drop any questions you have about your empath babe you’d like more guidance on below 👇