June 2008

Bossy

June 22, 2008

S., who usually loves to help, does not want to help clean up today. Instead she follows me from room to room chattering away as I clean up. I’m almost done, when she dumps a pail of small plastic toys on the floor, and then walks away and starts playing with a ball. Me- S. […]

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Waiting- A Potty Learning Story

June 18, 2008

Here’s the example you have been waiting for! Honestly, the problem is not what to say, the problem is finding the time to post everything there is to say! Without fail, the majority of questions and worries parents have tend to fall into three main categories: eating, sleeping,and developmental milestones – for example- ” Will […]

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Graduation Gift

June 14, 2008

I have no children of my own- at least not biologically. I am blessed to have children by proxy. I’ve known M. and her family for 17 years, since their first child, S. was born. I’ve been honored to help care for S. and her sister M.,and to share in their lives in an ongoing […]

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Listen

June 14, 2008

I just came across this quote and had to share: “If there were a little more silence…if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” Federico Fellini, Director

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Wait

June 9, 2008

Suppose: Imagine you felt accepted and supported just as you are, appreciated for everything you do, celebrated and observed in each new¬†accomplishment and allowed time to explore, try, experiment and experience life without judgment or fear of failure. How would it feel to build a lifetime from this strong foundation? Linda Hinrichs So often parents […]

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