They way we react to our kiddos babbling is what encourages them to continue communicating. They learn very early on that their sounds mean something to us and are bolstered by our reactions. This is the fifth th in a series about communication between you and your child. Why focus on communication? Brazilian educator Paulo […]
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Hello, Mamas! When was the last time you sat and chatted over coffee with a friend? That’s what I thought. I can’t remember either! Social media has taken the place of our “village” in many ways. We use it to stay in contact with far flung family and friends, as well as crowd source […]
It’s now the year 2018. A revolution is coming. A movement, in fact, where we no longer throw out empty words. Words such as “Let me know if you need anything?” or “Is there is anything I can do?” when a friend is in need. We all know where those words end up. They fall […]
Be available. Make sure that you have time to talk with your kids. If they ask something that needs time, make the time. Schedule a special time to talk, go out to eat or talk a walk together. These conversations matter. If they don’t get the information from you, they’ll get it somewhere.
We don’t ask anyone to bring anything other than themselves. Most people are relieved to not have another thing on their to-do list. They walk in with a sort of a relaxed swagger and grin on their face—just happy and grateful to take part and be taken care of for a couple of hours.
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Seneca I’m a fairly introverted person. It’s not so much that I enjoy time to myself, but that time around others feels awkward and exhausting. As a kid, and as a young adult, I enjoyed one “best” friendship […]
As soon as I announced my pregnancy to the world in June of 2015, first came the shrieks of joy and excitement, which were then swiftly followed by mounds of advice for this first time, new mom. Opinions about breastfeeding, working vs. staying home, sleep schedules, diapers, bottles (or not), and everything else in between […]