The Other Side of Tears
The other side of tears by Philip Mott, FatheringTogether.org What do we do about the tears of early childhood? Some claim to have found “no cry” solutions to problems like potty training, sleep training, and even instruction once you get to that point. They’ve actually positioned the eradication of tears as a primary selling point. Tears must be big business. I can vouch for the anxiety-tears can cause, though. Too often, the focus is put on avoiding tears when I think it’s
Will My Child Be Like Me?
Roots and routes: I’m an artist (architect, jockey, gymnast…) will my child be one, too? by Dr. Joanne Foster – www.joannefoster.ca “Each of us has a responsibility to give children what they need to follow their interests, affirm their strengths, and develop their capabilities.” Children learn from what they’re exposed to, and they develop skills based on what they enjoy doing, and what they’re encouraged to think about, attempt, and practice. Learning is a process that occu