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St Therese of the Child Jesus

I can’t say I have ever been a fan of St Therese of Lisieux. Not, that is, until today. I tend to resist the sort of sweetness for which St Therese is known, being suspicious, like so many cynical people, of anyone who seems ‘too nice.’ Jesus, after all, wasn’t ‘too nice.’ 399 more words


Getting it right

We all want to do the things we do properly. We want to do things the right way to produce good results. Whether it’s discussing an issue with a friend, building a deck, driving a vehicle or any other day to day task we know that to get the best results you have to approach everything we do the right way. 110 more words

Human Behaviour

Paying Attention to Good Behavior (9-5-15)

Today’s Parenting Reminder:

You can give attention for good behavior rather than misbehavior.

Think back to the last time your child misbehaved. Do you think she might have needed attention? 91 more words


Babies Make Predictions, Too

Babies Make Predictions, Too.

Babies are more like scientists than like sponges. Even 6-month-olds, who can’t crawl or babble yet, can make predictions and register whether the predictions come true, as the predictive coding picture would suggest. 31 more words


End Summer Brain Drain!

It’s summertime again! Every school year, children look forward the summer holidays because they want to put away their school books, get involved in lots of exciting holiday activities and visit their favorite summer destinations. 280 more words


How Meditation Helps

A growing body of research is showing that there are many physical and mental health benefits to practicing meditation. Mindfulness (vipassana) meditation is useful in  685 more words


Understanding ADHD: Causes


What actually causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

 Over the years, the exact causes of ADHD have been unclear. However, genetics is generally known to be a major cause in most cases, although, other factors may contribute as well. 194 more words