Shark Music in the Doctor’s Office

My 1-year-old daughter has a medical condition that has been tricky to diagnose, so she has needed a series of medical procedures in her first year of life.  Some of these…

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Who Gets Me and Who’s Got Me?

It’s hard to leave a distressed child with another care provider, and no doubt every child’s first pick is their parent. A parent who worries for their child when they…

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How Do Children Learn Empathy?

It’s pretty much universal that parents want their children to be empathic. Of course we do – it’s a highly valued relational skill. And it’s a skill many parents spend…

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Seeing the Circle with Adult Children

I attended a Circle of Security Parenting training as a professional – my interest was in deepening my work with young families and supporting new parents. I never dreamed it…

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When Children Fight

I had the opportunity to watch an early care educator in her classroom this week. I was early to pick up my son and so the classroom was much busier…

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