The Invisible Bond Not Limited to Parents

by Rita Brhel on December 19, 2011

Share Button

Ricki was in trouble again with her first-grade substitute teacher, this time for accidentally spilling water on her desk. She missed her regular teacher who was on a four-month leave of absence after giving birth. Every since the new teacher came, Ricki hated school. She was sure the teacher didn’t like her — for forgetting her homework one day, for not paying attention another day, and now for spilling water on the desk. She returned home each day, filled with foul frustration, which erupted in attacking her younger brother, taunting her older sister, and talking back to her parents. Israeli parenting educator Shoshana Hayman continues…

Share Button
Rita Brhel (148 Posts)

Rita Brhel, CLC, API Leader, is the Executive Editor for Attachment Parenting International. She lives with her husband, Mike, and 3 children, ages 9, 8 and 4, near Hastings, NE, USA, where she works as a WIC Breastfeeding Counselor. She also writes for various publications, including Mothering and La Leche League's New Beginnings.


Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: