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

Faithfulness

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What does it mean to be faithful?  Faithful to our partner, faithful to our children, faithful to our friends, faithful to ourselves?  The definition of faithful includes being steadfast in affection, loyal, constant, reliable and trusted.  It means continuing to … Continue reading

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A bridge between the ideal and reality of parenting

"Bound By Love"

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I was recently invited to speak at a breakfast fundraiser for Mother Mentors.  Mother Mentors, a non-profit program on Whidbey Island, supports mothers, fathers, and primary caregivers of young children by matching families with volunteer mentors.  Mentors typically visit families … Continue reading