From the category archives:


How to Have More Fun with your Child

August 9, 2012

I’m going to the gym this morning with my wonderful son Orion where we regularly attend one of our favorite gym classes together. We both look forward to our Friday morning gym date and all the “it hurts so good pain” and the great conversation we share. REMINDER: JOYOUS CHILD JOYOUS PARENT BOOK GIVEAWAY!! From […]

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Are You and Your Child Loving Your Emotional Connection?

August 6, 2012

Last week I promised I have a gift for you. Here it is!! Beginning next Monday, August 13 until Friday, August 24, you can get a copy of my book “Joyous Child Joyous Parent” for FREE. Plus you can get copies for your family and friends! All I ask is that you cover the low […]

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The Passing of a Leading Light for Children and Parents

May 13, 2011

Some of you may know of her or have read her book. Some of you will never have heard of her. I discovered Jean Liedloff, author of The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost, shortly after my son Orion was born 35 years ago. Her book profoundly impacted me because she confirmed and validated […]

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Another Perspective on Video Games

March 16, 2011

A friend recently shared the following excerpt from “Everything Bad Is Good For You” by Steven Johnson. It is a spoof on articles decrying video games, based on a fantasy that video games came before reading. “Reading books chronically under stimulates the senses. Unlike the longstanding tradition of game playing – which engages the child […]

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“Conscious Parenting, Joyous Families” – Heard on Joy of Love and Life Radio

April 28, 2010

Tuesday is Take Care of Sebastian Day, who is now sleeping after creating with play dough and markers and reading numerous books. I so appreciate having this time with him every Tuesday. He is a precious, happy cutie, and I love watching him grow! The Joy of Love and Life Radio show last week “Conscious […]

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How to Teach Gullibility to Children

January 23, 2009

No one wants their child to be gullible. Yet parents and teachers unconsciously do things that encourage it. Webster defines gullible as “easily deceived or cheated, naive.” What makes a child gullible? A tendency to go along with what someone is telling you without thinking for one’s self. Not trusting one’s self. Psychologist Stephen Greenspan,  […]

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