Parenting Young Children

A Lost Opportunity

September 3, 2014 Parenting Young Children 0 Comments

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help.” Thich Nhat Hanh (This came to mind when I saw a mother strike her son in a public place. She was tired.

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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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Creative Fun Teaching

June 12, 2012 Parenting Young Children 0 Comments

FB post from my son: Mom’s teaching methods have some interesting moments. And, yes, this is one of my University of Oregon classes on Empowering Children. You can’t imagine! Ya just have to be there! 🙂

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