Parenting

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Family Security is a critical foundational block in your child’s life. TO FEEL SECURE  means TO FEEL: safe protected taken care of AND….. able to take each of these for granted. HOW do you achieve this feeling? By being there time after time after time after time after time….ad infinitum. ONLY money ONLY excellent daycare ONLY TIME can […]

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Everyone and every family has different resources available to them. And that’s OK! We’re not all the same and we’re not all supposed to be the same. Resources differ in: money knowledge time family size education social background social circles geographical location emotional capacities creativity family history and the list goes on So what does this […]

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Have you ever heard the sobering fact that we actually TEACH people how to treat us? From Dr. Phil (one of my favs): “You either teach people to treat you with dignity and respect, or you don’t. This means you are partly responsible for the mistreatment that you get at the hands of someone else. […]

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One of the most powerful teaching tools available to EVERYONE is MODELLING. Modelling: does not require any kind of formal degree does not require any specialized training does not require any type of specifically engineered equipment does not cost any money A Model is a standard or example for imitation or comparison. So TO Model […]

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To TEACH Definition: teach, verb–to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction. By this definition, YOU are a teacher! You are the FIRST teacher in your child’s life. You immediately started teaching your child as soon as you held your baby in your arms. What were you teaching when you gazed upon your newborn? You were: teaching communication through your […]

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