Category Parenting

Uncovering Natural Generosity

Spending time in the universe of a 3 year old. Today I was playing with a beautiful young girl of about 3 years of age. She was asking me all sorts of questions and we were discussing interesting things in…

Uncovering Natural Generosity

Spending time in the universe of a 3 year old. Today I was playing with a beautiful young girl of about 3 years of age. She was asking me all sorts of questions and we were discussing interesting things in…

Positive Self-Soothing

There are many people who are advocates of the concept of teaching kids to self-soothe when they are upset or crying. The Ability To Care For Ourselves Is Vital In fact the idea of self-soothing is a very positive goal.…

Changing Family Habit Patterns

Family Habit Patterns Very often families will develop certain behavior and interaction patterns. These patterns can become deeply entrenched. After only a few years they can seem almost irreversible. Many of these patterns are negative in nature. They involve defensiveness,…

Sustained Empathy

The power of empathy I often share with parents how important it is to offer empathy to our children. Empathy can be more important than solutions, instructions and especially corrections. I love you, I relate to you and I  accept…