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The Power of Empathy in Parenting — A Video Interview

Greetings fam-friends! The link below is to a video interview that Wendy McDonell of Compassionate Solutions did with me last week on the subject of using empathy in parenting. I hope you like it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_1cRqQCzE4 * Be well. Advertisements

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Meet Your Emotional Brain — or — Whose “Tantrum” is This, Anyway?

Today we’re going on a journey once again to the center of our brains! This time I want to introduce you (once again) to the Cingulate Cortex. Cingulate Cortex, this is the people. People, Cingulate Cortex. This is one heck … Continue reading

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Being is not a Behavior (Re-blog)

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
Previously, I posted about time-outs and the disservice I think they do to parent-child relations, and to children’s sense of security, as well as, the miserable failure of time-outs…

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Self-Perpetuating Parent Head Seeks Respite

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all just carry our more difficult feelings around in a little resealable pouch in our pockets? Or stow them away in a hermetically sealed plastic box under the bed? Then when we have … Continue reading

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“Sharing is (S)caring” or the Art of Performance Parenting

It’s a little bit of a shame that we all have to parent on parade. It has its good sides, I know, but more often than not, the visibility of our children, our interactions with them, and their interactions with … Continue reading

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