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Gentle Discipline for Babies Who Bite

August 8th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Looking at your baby it might be hard to believe that such a sweet loving little one could…bite you! Most parents are caught completely off guard by that first bite and are uncertain how to handle it. Is it possible to stop babies from biting in a gentle, respectful, non-punitive way?  MORE

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Mothers in Arms

May 30th, 2014 | 3 Comments

In the inflammatory Mommy Wars, working mothers and stay-at-home moms are all vying for self-esteem along with validation of their choices. In the battle over the title of perfect, the concept of “good enough” has been lost.  MORE

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A Necessary Season: Potty Learning as a Step in the Journey

January 11th, 2013 | 1 Comment

Potty learning in Laura’s home was an experience that became an unexpected joy in her season of mothering.  MORE

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Bedtime Connection

October 29th, 2012 | 6 Comments

Try taking a bit of time to relax, cuddle, and just listen after you say goodnight, before you leave the room. Be open to what your kids have to say in the dark — without judgment, without routines and schedules, without places to be or things to do.  MORE

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Talents of the Heart

December 30th, 2011 | 2 Comments

Our world is ruled by competition and recognition. Determination and excellent reign supreme. But shining light on other characteristics can lead to a more cooperative and compassionate society.  MORE

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