Conflict Perspective

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It is not easy to know how to support our children through challenging moments — but luckily we have a lot of practice… daily. Our children demand attention, melt down at dinnertime and fight with siblings and peers. Little ones … Continue reading

Red and pink rules

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Anna Tardos, a child psychologist at the Pikler Institute in Budapest, shared, at a course on conflict and the young child, the difference between “red rules” and “pink rules.” It was such a simple thing but it has made a profound impact on how … Continue reading

Constancy and Change on the Path of Parenting

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This week I attended a talk on “Constancy and Change on the Path of Parenting” presented by Holly Koteen-Soulé. Holly was a Waldorf kindergarten teacher and parent/ child leader for 25 years. She has been involved in teacher education at Sound … Continue reading

Falling into rhythm

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Summer often has this laid back, endless feel to it.  Days on the beach.  Potlucks.  Guests visiting from out of town.  Grilling out.  Homemade icecream.  Naptimes linger.  Bedtime creeps later and later.  Days stretch on when we spend very little … Continue reading