Adults better influence when children feel a deep sense of connection, bonding, and caring relationship. It is the adult’s responsibility to build that parent-child relationship. In an ideal world, children would have a close physical, attaching, and bonding experience from birth forward. But sometimes this ideal picture is disrupted due to a range of […]
My Tweet read, “When you can not change a situation, take a breath & change your mind.” Adapting to change, in my mind, is a useful practice. The response read, “Patricia, I usually love the things you post but I disagree with this one. At what point can you not change a situation? And when […]
When bullying is happening, our culture wants to move into an anti-bullying mode of defence. But maybe there is a more effective strategy. When our son, Benjamin was 15 years old we moved to Calgary. We had no idea he was bullied until one day he came home with a whack of hair cut out of […]
What creates bullying-type behaviours? . . . What do we know will make a positive difference?