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The Parent Experience

In Latin, parent means “to bring forth,” to create, form, provide, make new, produce, develop, grow. It’s easy to see how these words apply to raising children. However, when we think about the parent experience, we falter. The parent experience is that profound and consuming inner happening we don’t easily tap into or talk about.

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Swing Overlooking Water

Taking Action

If you’ve found your way to my first blog post it means you are looking for answers to questions about how to parent a struggling adolescent child. It also means you are struggling. The old maxim is true – parents can only be as happy as their unhappiest child. You surf the Internet for insight,

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Seedlings Growing

Growing Alongside Our Children

There’s a lot of confusion about the role of parenting today. What’s too much, too little? Too strict, too loose? And the homework, how should parents manage that, when it seems our child’s future depends on each and every assignment. And what about who they are as people? Are they happy, sad, ambivalent, generous, loud,

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Bird In Flight

Birds Frozen in Flight

Once when visiting a drop-in center for homeless youth, a tall, overweight youth came up to me. “Are you coming to the Talent Show tonight? “Ummm, I didn’t know about it. What’s happening?” “Well, we all get up and sing, tell poetry, whatever. It’s fun. There’s food and we hang out.” “That sounds fun but

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