Monthly Archives: January 2013

Because I said so…That’s why.

I am a big believer in guiding my children to the place where they do things because they want to, not because I want them to. If you read my post referring to Dr Gordon Neufeld’s approach on inviting dependence … Continue reading

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Why does ‘Back To School’ have to be so hard?

Our commute to school should be a pleasant one, no matter the season. I say commute, but it isn’t really. It is more like a mini-hike on a trail through a beautiful forest. We cross a bridge, throw stones into … Continue reading

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In search of a Parenting Expert…

Let’s be clear from the outset, I don’t profess to be an expert. In fact, I don’t even like the word ‘expert’. The reason for this is quite simple really, I don’t believe that there are people who are true experts. Sure … Continue reading

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I’ve had enough. I can’t keep quiet anymore. I have to put it out there.

I am frustrated. No doubt about it.  But if you were to meet me, you would probably never know it. I present as a calm sort to the outside world …that is, until you get me talking about a certain topic … Continue reading

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