Parenting Many Children

“It was a bit of a nightmare really. Angus, my 3-year-old, needed a diaper change but was really resisting that, screaming, and trying to run away. I finally got it…

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It’s in the Repair!

T oday I was playing with my nephew. He’s 2 ½ years old. He had the doctor’s kit and pulled out the blood pressure monitor, holding the inflation valve against…

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All Fall Down

I t’s not always easy to know what our children need. I’ve recently had lots of moments of missing the mark with my infant daughter as she learns to move…

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Delight in me: The origins of self-worth

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe…

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Diluting the Power of Connection

Recently, I had a very candid conversation with a 17-year-old male about what it’s like to feel lonely and what makes him lonely. He said he doesn’t feel lonely very…

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Expert Advice vs. Parent’s Instincts

As with many blogs about parenting, there were a few comments about if mothers should just follow their instincts or follow the advice of experts. What a good question! Circle…

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