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Weekend Challenge: Saying Yes to Love

Weekend Challenge: Saying Yes to Love

Everyone wants to feel loved. Everyone NEEDS to feel loved. For many parents the connection between “good” behavior and showing love to a child is a very powerful one. Sometimes parents feel they must withhold love if a child is acting “badly”. This conditioned thought may stem from our own childhood where we felt approved and loved when … Continue reading »

Weekend Challenge: What do you need?

Weekend Challenge: What do you need?

What do you need?  When asked with kind intent this powerful question demonstrates empathy, care and a desire to understand and connect. Ask yourself what YOU need for yourself: when you care for your needs you can meet the needs of others with an open heart and centered mind. Ask your children what THEY need. … Continue reading »

This One Life Together

Welcome to the July Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Philosophy This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared their parenting practices and how they fit in with their parenting purpose. Please read to the end to … Continue reading »

Rewind, Recharge, Refocus.

Rewind. Recharge, Refocus. One peaceful strategy to avoid a tantrum. Most days our house wakes up to smiles and cuddles.  Other times it all goes well until the one and only beloved “stripy” T-shirt turns out not to be dry thus throwing a wrench into one pre-schoolers’ plans. A grumpy growl face then instigates the … Continue reading »

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