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Poems for Parents: Playful Parenting

Poems for Parents: Playful Parenting

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” ~George Bernard Shaw. Playful Parenting I had become quiet, serious and proper. I yearned to sing out loud.                                                             ...
I wrote this letter to make myself feel better..

I wrote this letter to make myself feel better..

it’s important to remind ourselves why we impose restrictions. Maybe it’s because we know it will make them a better adult, do better at school, or sleep better. Perhaps it’s simply ‘I love you too much to allow you to behave like that’ or ‘I respect you too much to...
What we do: kids forget – we don’t

What we do: kids forget – we don’t

So easy to be hard on us self. But remember, that kids will get over it quicker than we do and forget and move on. We don’t. But be kind to yourself. It is ok to get it wrong at time. As long as you are aware of it and willing to learn from it. What is done in...
Poems for Parents: Weird Love

Poems for Parents: Weird Love

Family life might not always be easy – but as long as we have unconditional love we will  be OK… You hit me and I turn the other cheek. You call me names, I accept them.   You tell me to go away but I stay. You say you hate me, I love you.   You...
Poem for Parents: As I touched you

Poem for Parents: As I touched you

Sometimes it does not take much to restore the balance and connection. Nothing was right, no connection. Everything I did was wrong, everything you said was annoying.   Until that moment we touched, saying nothing, just being. I reached for you and, gently...