Staylistening, with Raluca Dobre Occasionally, since he started kindergarten, my middle son has cried, clung to me and asked me not to leave. His separation anxiety would last for two or three days in a row and I felt quite sad … Continue reading
A Guest Post by Irina Nichifiriuc In the middle of preparing a free webinar with my fellow Hand in Hand Instructor, Anca Deaconu about Separation Anxiety, The Universe (and my children) decided to give me the perfect opportunity to practice what I preach. … Continue reading
FreeImages.com/Patrick Nijhuis There is a boy in my kindergarten class who often asks for food that is only available for those who left their lunch at home even when he has some food left in his lunch box. “I don’t … Continue reading
There was a five-year-old boy in my Kindergarten group who had been giving little signs of distress for a few days, showing that he was not relaxed. He threw a few toys, hit a few children and showed misbehavior at … Continue reading
LISTEN IN as Parenting by Connection Trainer, Ravid Aisenman Abramsohn explains how she used Special Time to help her young daughter adjust to the demands of her new school experiences. From a Hand in Hand parent teleseminar on Starting School Well. … Continue reading
My five-year-old started kindergarten last week and he is almost finished with his second week. It wasn’t an easy transition for him and here is how we supported him using Parenting by Connection tools. Through summer, my son resisted to … Continue reading
This was my first experience with Stay Listening and I loved it! No need to say the right thing, counsel, negotiate, or give advice. Being present, listening, and trusting my son’s emotional processing – this felt right!