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Are you supporting your partner and hurting yourself?

Are you supporting your partner and hurting yourself?

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Are you supporting your partner instead of listening to your own internal knowing? Are you choosing to support rather than voice your opinion? Supporting your partner and kids is important, but if you do it by hurting yourself, it can create resentment and disconnection. Cathy and Todd go deep on this one (think Zen Parenting grad school) and ask listeners… More »

Down Syndrome- One Parent’s Story

Down Syndrome- One Parent’s Story

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Our friend Shawn Bowen tells her story about her son Matthew who was diagnosed with down syndrome in the hospital 4 days after he was born. Matthew is now 7 and is amazing as he was when he showed up seven years ago.  Shawn talks about her initial reaction to Matthew’s diagnoses, advocating for her son in a school system, Matthew’s health challenges,… More »

You don’t need to put your kids in a class

You don’t need to put your kids in a class

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Do your kids love to dance, or play sports, or be artistic at home? Do you keep insisting that they need to take a class?  We all want what is “best” for our kids, and that often means getting them into the “best” class with the “best” teacher at the “best” facility  The intention is based in love, but what… More »

Are Time-outs Hurting Your Child?

Are Time-outs Hurting Your Child?

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Time-outs are typically viewed as an effective parenting technique, but the latest brain research suggests that they may be making things worse. Instead of using time-outs as a break, parents have used them as punishment. This isolates the child and eliminates the possibility for connection and compassion at a time when they need it most.  We discuss… More »