Daily Archives: 15/12/2010

Overwhelmed Children and Power Struggles

Overwhelmed children are revolting, and the last thing parents want to be dealing with at this time of year. Each temperament displays their overwhelmed state in a different way, and that makes parenting a family of overwhelmed children all the more difficult. After … Continue reading

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The Place of Ritual in a Modern Family

Rituals anchor people. They give us a sense of continuity within a day, a week, a year and between generations. Our brains, which love anything with a beginning, middle and end, need rituals to feel content. But these days it can be … Continue reading

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