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Parenting Guide: If/then agreements

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Keeping agreements with others and yourself is a primary source of power towards having things the way you want (See earlier article: 1, 2, 3! Self-care & Parenting are just that simple). Constructing agreements between you and your children in an “if-then” fashion provides clarity of expectations and consequences (benefits and costs of meeting and […]

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Mindfulness: Parenting & self care

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If we wish our children to develop mindfulness then we must develop mindfulness. Modeling is the most powerful and subtle form of teaching/parenting. The “powerful” part refers to things like: “Here, let me show you. To swing a bat, you hold it this way, stand this way, and swing it this way. Now, you try […]

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A child is much more than a child’s behavior

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Note the distinction made above between your children and their behavior. The distinction is critical. I have worked with many different children of all ages, sizes, colors, and of different backgrounds and I have not met a bad one (and I have worked in places where they send “bad” kids). I have met many who […]

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