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Stephen Spitalny
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7 Tips for Your Child this Holiday Season - and one bonus suggestion
As we approach the end of November, thoughts turn toward holiday times and family. For some reasons, this is the time of year when extended family meal gatherings and gift giving has become the norm.   What about the young children? How can we support their...
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Inspired Parenting
It’s been a while since my last post. Life has been very full and includes my return to kindergarten teaching. Since January, I have been a full-time kindergarten teacher and it is such a joy! And I haven’t made the time for much writing since then. On the ...
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Practical Love
What? Practical Love? Can love be practical? Let me explain. The main  thing is that we exercise a process of transforming wisdom we have gleaned into actions coming from loving intentions. I think the universal question with raising young children, whether...
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What are the Consequences?
Recently I have heard adults saying, “I don’t punish my child. I give consequences.”  When I ask what is meant by that, I hear ‘If they don’t do what I tell them, they don’t get the ice cream I said we would get,’ or ‘they don’t get to go to the park,’ or, ...
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I often think about what our young children need. And I sometimes consider the world that they are growing up in, and I can get sad or even depressed sometimes. What young children truly need is a feeling that their world is safe and good. “I am safe. I am ...
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This is a rewrite of a post from a couple of years ago that I think is just right for now, the beginning of November, 2017. Halloween has passed, and I am guessing many people are gearing up for a coming holiday season. Many family traditions involve celebr...
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Conscious Parenting Masterclass:  Create Happy, Healthy and Successful Children while saving your sanity and having fun doing it! Do you ever think about becoming more and more the parent you want to be? Do you wish to become a more conscious parent? I want...
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It's simple, and it works.
When young children don’t do what we want, we call it misbehaving. We often get upset, and then we attempt to change their behavior with various kinds of punishment from scolding to time-outs and beyond. What if we could reframe these situations in our own ...
It's simple, and it works.
It's simple, and it works.
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It's Up To You
I often say ‘It is not about the child, it’s about the parent, or teacher.’ The reason is neurology. When we are young, we develop strategies for getting our needs met. These strategies offer us some amount of feelings of safety, satisfaction or connection,...
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From My Imagination
This is a story for everyone. And especially for my children, my grandchildren and all the young children of our world. Once there was a small pussy cat. She had white and grey stripes, and her ears were pink. Every day she walked down the path, looking at ...
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