A guest post with Irina Nichifiriuc E o seară liniștită de vară. Matei, Areta și Eva se pregătesc de somn.
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I have been trying to figure out respectful and efficient ways of supporting my six years old unload his negative emotions for a few years. It’s been very hard, even more, because there is no
Since he started kindergarten, my middle son has occasionally 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
This is a Christmas story about the day my son saved the adults from their tantrums with his own special gift. When the holidays come our house fills up with family and friends and we
In the middle of preparing for a talk on Separation Anxiety with my fellow Hand in Hand Instructor, Anca Deaconu, my children decided to give me the perfect opportunity to practice what I preach. It
My son is 7 years old. To him, it’s funny to make toilet jokes and show his intimate body parts to everyone. Not long ago, every evening, while putting on his pajamas, he would wave
It was Friday, the last working day in a long week and frustrating things just kept happening. Some were to do with my family – like my son refusing to do his homework and
If you could have a break from parenting, what would it look like? “I imagined myself taking this long, unhurried walk by myself. I made up the scene as it came into my mind: How I would find this one, perfect quiet spot, and just sit there, noticing everything around me.”
Does your child resist trying new things or going places where he or she doesn’t really know what to expect? Here’s how you can boost your child’s confidence and sense of adventure when facing new situations.
Anca Deaconu on Special Time While I was shopping with my son the other day he saw Christmas decorations for sale. He wanted some bells and, to be completely honest, I wanted them too, so