creative parenting

A Tangible Approach to Time

October 28, 2013

Parenting is the most rewarding yet most challenging job there is. Children change so quickly. What worked yesterday may not work today, and what works today may not work tomorrow. Being creative in our parenting is practically a must. Each child is different and needs to have her needs met in a way that works for her. Honesty and […]

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I never worked harder to stay-at-home

June 14, 2013

I wish I had known how much I would love being a mother. How could I have anticipated the depth of this love? My heart opens with wonder when I watch my 18-month-old son lift his arms, snap his fingers, and gently sway to music. Any music. We could be in the check out line […]

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Giving Up Choices

March 14, 2011

I am not in the habit of reading parenting books. It isn’t that they aren’t helpful. I have heard of plenty of circumstances where reading parenting books revolutionized the way a friend of family member chose to parent their children. I have also seen people read a new book every few months and then change […]

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Stepping outside of the box AKA Talking for a teddy bear

September 4, 2008

During the past four years of my attachment parenting journey, I sometimes find myself in situations, especially with regard to discipline, that require me to step outside the box and out of my comfort zone. A few months ago I was trying to get Ava, almost 4 years old at the time, to sleep. She […]

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