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The Proof is in the… Argument?!

We naturally all look at how our children are being for signs of how we’re doing as parents. We measure our methods by our successes in parenting just as much as we do in any other vital endeavor — as … Continue reading

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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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See no Evil, Hear no Evil *

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
In our home we don’t refer to anyone as “evil”. For us, it is virtually the same thing as referring to someone by a racial slur, or other non-specific…

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Sharing is (S)caring…

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
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…

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I’m Thankful for… Feeleez!

Today, Natalie and I are releasing this video: We made this for a workshop with which we were involved a few months back. The organizer wanted some fresh content about Feeleez — that is, not something we’d yet produced or … Continue reading

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Help Me Out — Stop Trying to Fix It

As parents, we are almost constantly saddled with various repairs, clean-ups, re-workings, and resettings for our children. In fact, we get so used to being the ones to restore order and serenity in times of trouble, that we can become … 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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