The Whole Brain Child

Whenever anyone asks me to name my favorite book on parenting, I get a little flustered. What do you mean? Parenting a newborn? A toddler? How to handle sleep issues or school readiness? There are so many books on the topic of parenting that it would be impossible to read them all.

Talking is Teaching

When my children were very little, I felt overwhelmed often by the desire to do everything “right”. I wanted to make sure that I was offering the best I could in every area, but I was never very confident that I was succeeding. Now that my children are older (and I am much more well rested) I have had the time to read …

Listening is Loving

Have you ever been frustrated with your partner or friend because you felt that they were not really listening to you?  They were looking in your general direction and making some noises but you could just tell that you did not have their full attention.  How did this make you feel? Did it make you feel important?