What is Imagination Parenting©?
Do you remember when we were kids and the floor was lava?
Playgrounds were pirate ships?
And anything was possible??
Well, it still is…when you Parent with Imagination ©.
Parenting with Imagination© is my personal Parenting Strategy that I’ve developed over the years. It’s based on 3 main elements: Creative Problem Solving techniques, Growth Mindset / Visualization strategies, and imaginative thinking.
Additionally, it uses a simple formula for every situation:
Problem + Something your kids love + Think like a Kid = Creative Solution
Let’s look at an example:
Here’s a real-life example from the pandemic that I’m sure you can relate to.
Problem: We were stuck at home going stir crazy not getting any exercise
Something my kids love: Hiking outside
Think Like a Kid: What if the stairs were really mountain trails?
Solution: We ran up and down the stairs, pretending we were climbing a big mountain.
I also found some information on line that said how many stairs equal big mountain tops, and we used that to help gauge our distance!
Read more examples in the Parenting Posts below.
Imagine the Possibilites
The trick to Parenting with Imagination is not getting Stuck in STRESS of the Moment but thinking about BEING in the moment and communicating and relating better to yourself and your kids.
Read more in the posts below.
Some of my favs
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