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Let me grow... just like me: Magda Gerber

“Please let me grow as I be”, just let me…

It is common to think that, when we become parent it is “our job” to actively teach our children and to lead them to what we believe is best for them. 446 more words


All Fired Up

This entry originally started as a comment to be left for an article that was posted, but I was getting all fired up and felt I needed a different outlet. 869 more words


Is Learning Work or Fun?

I’ve been doing some research about self-directed learning, and I came across an article[1] that talked about the cultural differences between the US and Japan in terms of how people view learning. 391 more words


Your Child's Inner Voice

This very picture is printed out and placed on my wall at home.  I truly believe it to be true. I look at it to remind myself to try my best not to be critical of my children and to try to talk to them calmly and respectfully. 231 more words

Peaceful Parenting

Follow Your Enthusiasm

  by Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD

It was a sunny fall day, crisp and breezy. We had the whole afternoon before us. I was comparing the benefits of taking my kids to the library for another stack of stimulating books or going to the zoo. 353 more words

Strategies For Mindful Parenting