A Beginner's Guide to Reparenting Reparenting is giving ourselves what we didn't receive in childhood. These are the things parents are supposed to model for their children. Most parents are unaware that these are part of the parenting process or did not receive these themselves. As adults, it is now our responsibility to teach them to ourselves Accountability Discipline Allowing a child to process mistakes with compassion. Guiding the child to accept their role in the situation & helping them to understand: 1. What they learned 2. How they can behave differently next time Modeling how to delay gratification, work to achieve a goal, & keep daily promises to self with firmness and compassion Self Awareness Understanding of needs, wants, desires, and passions. Helping a child to understand their internal world as well as to develop the ability to view oneself objectively from the perspective of others Emotional Regulation & connection Modeling how to process emotions: 1. Understand how they feel in the body 2. Label them to aid in communication 3. Soothe them by sitting through them or choosing a healthy way to feel better Self Re lection Ability to be present Helping a child to objectively view a experiences & see the "why" in how things resulted. Examining their role in each situation without judgement for feedback Modeling conscious awareness,: 1. Ability to be fully present 2. Ability to mirror back a child's unique emotional experience (even when different from their own) Source: @the.holistic.psychologist Daily Reparenting Menu Take a minute to tune into yourself and ask: "What do I need today? Pick 1 of these things each day to reparent yourself Bounda ies Emotional Awa eness Say no to something that doesn't serve Observe how emotions feel in your you body Clearly state your needs in objective Notice what causes you to be triggered language when not emotionally Practice deep belly breathing to reactive regulate your body's response Hold a boundary even if you're Allow an emotional response without uncomfortable judgement - Practice allowing any and Disconnect & spend time in self all emotions reflection Self Ca e Joy Go to bed a bit earlier Dance or sing freely Eat a home cooked meal Do something unplanned Meditate for 5 minutes Find a new hobby or interest Future self journal Compliment a stranger Move your body for 5 minutes Do something you Get sun on your skin absolutely loved as as child Connect with nature Connect with someone you love Daily Reparenting Tracker Commit to 30 days of filling these questions out in the morning and at night You will be amazed at your growth! Morning Question: What will I do today to reparent myself? Night Questions: How did it feel to reparent myself? What could I do differently tomorrow to reparent myself better?