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Feeling Stalled… Blah… Lifeless?
March 17th, 2015

Depending on where you live, here comes that season when we’re reminded to trust that even the most dead-looking thing may have vibrant life brewing inside. This speaks strongly to me in 2015: occasionally in the past year, I have felt worried or discouraged about how “unproductive” I was. The pace I had set in […]

“Educational” Toys…May NOT Be!
February 27th, 2015

Call me an old fart, but I’m not a fan of new-fangled, ring-ding-dang educational toys. My recommendation to parents always is, don’t easily trust the (sometimes wacko) things that our culture takes for granted are great for kids. Err on the side of “First, do no harm.” Trust your inner knowing and common sense, not […]

The Promise Within Your Child
January 30th, 2015

(Last in a 5-part series at Your child is not a blank slate or empty vessel who needs to be filled up with copious amounts of excellent information. Your child comes to you with an intact intellect that is gathering energy and waiting to unfold in good time, like a flower in the bud. You […]

Sheltering Childhood Nurtures Your Child
January 29th, 2015

(Part 4 in my 5-part series at I truly don’t mean to complicate your life in this already-over-complicated era by introducing a new condition, “TMTS.” And I feel VERY deeply for parents who are raising young ones today, when all of this is SO much more challenging!    

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