Shopping for Socks I was in the in a clothing store with my daughter and as we were about to check out I saw a sign that said ‘SPC cards accepted here’ It is some kind of student discount card.
Addicted to Winning I used to be quite addicted to arguing. I really wanted to win. I rarely had an open conversation with anyone because my focus was on being right. I’m sure I was very difficult to be around
Another Life Lesson from TV I watched an episode of Heroes today with my daughter. At one point the main character had just found out his 20 something daughter had died. He was at her bedside and lamenting that they
Asking Why? When I think about parenting, as I do much of the time, I find myself asking the question “why?” a lot. Usually asking “why?” helps me to get at a deeper layer of any situation. Getting at the
Having A Conversation About Parenting… Again! I was hanging out with my dear friend Amy this weekend and we were having a discussion about kids. You can’t really spend more than 5 minutes with me without that topic coming up!
One of the most important skills to develop as a parent is patience. Both patience with our kids and patience with ourselves. Self-Love And Compassion Patience with ourselves comes from developing a strong sense of self-love and compassion. Parenting is
Spending time in the universe of a 3 year old. Today I was playing with a beautiful young girl of about 3 years of age. She was asking me all sorts of questions and we were discussing interesting things in
Logic is Personal Our perception of the world and of reality itself Stems from what seems reasonable and rational to us And yet it is not objective reality that we are experiencing. What you feel is completely rational and logical
The Wave and the Ocean are One The ocean cannot abandon the wave any more than the wave can abandon the ocean. In reality they are inseparable They are one and the same. Despite all appearances to the contrary The
There are many people who are advocates of the concept of teaching kids to self-soothe when they are upset or crying. The Ability To Care For Ourselves Is Vital In fact the idea of self-soothing is a very positive goal.