Building an Emotionally Safe Household *

* * * * Week-long blog-fest is going into hyper-drive for the weekend. I’ll be posting a few more things between now and Monday when we kick-off Parenting on the Same Team (section 1). This great article from my partner, Natalie, gives seven stellar ways to ensure that we are all giving our kids the space to emotionally blossom. Be sure to find the “instead:” part of each point — that’s the real goods! And if you want help building your own emotionally safe household, come over and join us for the ecourse starting on Monday. * * * *

"A Beautiful Place of the World"

My highly esteemed partner, Natalie (that’s her, being the human pillow), wrote the article below for Mothering Magazine (before they went paperless…) and it so perfectly encapsulates the sum total of our approach to being with our kids through all of their emotions — from shivering anxiety to thundering rage to volcanic joy — as well as the kind of atmosphere we strive to create for their best possible emotional development, that I had to share it with you. My apologies to the majority of you, who will no doubt have already read it on Natalie’s blog — but you know best why I had to pass it on to the rest who haven’t seen it yet! Seriously, this is one of those articles that you print off and put on the fridge (maybe even mail it to all the grandparents), share on Facebook or Google+ or whatever, email to…

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About Nathan M McTague, CPCC, CPDPE

I am a full-time parent of three, Writer, Life Coach, Lecturer, Parenting Mentor, and Shamanic Practitioner. In all of the above, I am seeking to assist my fellow humans in their processes of claiming and unleashing their highest potentials.
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