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The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

During this session, lead by Jonathan Wolff, we will explore what Maria Montessori and Kahlil Ghibran said about the work of the adult and parent. Concepts like “letting go of our positions,” “openness to the child’s view,” “being responsible for our adult emotions,” “no double standards,” and more will be discussed. Jon and the others […]

The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

Feeling Pushed into a Corner by Your Child?

Can you read me one more story, please? Can I have another cookie? I don’t want to get dressed! Feeling pushed into a corner by your child can bring about language and actions of good intentions that result in poor outcomes. In this session we’ll discuss the challenges of setting boundaries with our children as […]

The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

Why Can’t I Bring Toys?

Have you ever been in any of these situations with your children: trying to get out of the house on time without a tantrum, grocery shopping and getting into a battle with your child about buying something she wants but it’s not on the list, putting toys away before going to bed without a 30 […]

The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

Turning Down the Heat on Power Struggles

Do you feel like there are persons in your family that you are constantly being challenged by, you are battling with about every little thing, or you are just plain angry with? In this session Lorna will take participants through an awareness of feelings associated with power struggles, an understanding of the effects of power […]

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The Inner Work of Parenting: What We Can Learn from Children…To Help Us Be Happier, Healthier, and Better Caregivers

How Do You Handle Anger?

Anger is a natural reaction to being wronged. But society tells us anger is dangerous and we should hide it or “positive think” it away. Yet, if anger is harnessed correctly, it can create positive change. Kath will share ideas for good. Parents can use her ideas when they are feeling the need to control […]