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How Our Kids Teach Us Unconditional Acceptance

We never outgrow the basic need we had as children for love, expressed through concentrated attention, affection and unconditional acceptance. And we’re all walking around looking for it, all the time. Loving people without conditions means accepting them exactly as they are. “Even if you […]

5 Steps For Disciplining Children So They Feel Good At The End

What does a perfect child look like? Well-behaved, truthful and thoughtful? Never dirty, unkind or grumpy? A perfect child is joyous, mischievous, rude, stubborn, curious, lazy, courteous, rebellious, reckless, funny, helpful and adorable, because perfect children are experimenting with whatever’s possible. KIDS AREN’T BORN KNOWING […]

Bedtime Affirmations

When I was pregnant with my first son, I read about a technique called “bedtime affirmations.” I fell in love with the concept and began doing them immediately, even before he was born. And I’ve been doing them ever since. I began when each of […]