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Parents: Trapped by Our Fears

The real question for all of us is: What invites us to respond in drastic ways to our childrens’ misbehavior and mistakes? My hunch is that is fear. Many of the parents I work with are afraid when their children lie, steal, are mean to their siblings, swear, wear sexually provocative clothing, investigate pornography online, start cutting, text or sext at all hours of day or night, smoke pot…etc. Continue reading

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Consequences or Solutions?

Solutions help children learn from their mistakes – and invite both responsibility and dignity Continue reading

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