Treating Children with Respect as Whole Human Beings

January 14, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

“Why do you live alone, Boo?” Grandson, Grayson was in the back seat while I was driving. We all know it’s best to keep things simple with children while being honest. “Because there isn’t anybody to live with, Grayson.” Silent moment, then his caring voice with deep eyes looking reflective

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Making Choices with our Emotions

December 25, 2013 Parenting Young Children 0 Comments

Playing! Having fun instead of being sad my grown son was leaving after a wonderful visit. We always have a choice….my choice was not to be sad he was leaving, to be glad he came. And to transform the habit of being sad when he left, I suggested doing this

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Old Fashioned Magic and a Sense of Wonder Serve as Medicine for Kids to Reduce Stress, Bullying, Violence and Negativity

December 2, 2013 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

There are all kinds of medicines humans take for ailments. Magic, wonder and fun are also medicines. Children need them because they touch the mind and heart with upliftment in ways that keep the imagination creative and bring a special feeling that can reduce unhealthy tendencies in dealing with life

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