What would our family life be like without teachers, coaches, and loving relatives? Whether we refer to other caring adults in our child’s life as our village or not, he or she has a community of adults who act as influencers. These… Read More
There are some situations from which it is impossible to shield a child from experiencing. The whole family goes through a crisis – whether it’s a death of a loved one or a fissure between family members – and the children must… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Child dealing with trauma, Dealing with trauma, Fortress of love, Fortress of support, Mother's Day, Parenting and trauma, Parents dealing with trauma, Protection in crisis, Protective factors, Risk and protective factors, Trauma and resilience
My wish for Mother’s Day is that every Mom have an empathetic confidant who lends a listening ear. The sense of shared understanding and ability to be cared for and loved no matter what can help us all rise like a phoenix… Read More
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. – Harriet Beecher Stowe This Mother’s Day, I wanted to write… Read More
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen As my gift to you, myself and all Mothers for the celebration of Mother’s Day, I am sharing an excerpt… Read More
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