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The Dangers of Partnering While Mating

In the Sept/Oct, 2012 issue of Psychology Today, a short article, “The Beauty of Benign Neglect,” resonates with me today as it did 6 years ago. “Parents lack (a) trust in children’s desire to be competent and that nature will … Continue reading

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OUR BEAUTIFUL, COMPLICATED BRAINS

When I work with my parent clients, I find it useful to explain the idea that our anatomical and physiological brains are literally built on and changed by lived experience. I go over the tools available that one can adopt … Continue reading

Posted in Behavioral Problems, Child Centered Activity, Child's Phases, Early Intervention, Hard Feelings, Infant Cues, Let It Go, Mindful Parenting, Parent-child relationship, Parenting, Self-Compassion, Uncategorized, Value of Emotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment