Tag: attachment

Oct 23

How to protect our children from manipulation?

  With open, straight communication and with insight to what’s going on the surface and in the hidden level.   The 3 important points I can summarize in regards to the complex task are:     A: We must not use manipulative techniques to control our children’s behavior! We need to take responsibility for our …

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Oct 04

Manipulation Games 2: The Dependent in Charge

In the “Dependent in Charge” Manipulation Game someone who depends on you plays the role of authority and commands you with the “in charge” attitude    When I moved to my Grandfather’s house who I loved dearly, we had some rocky years. He and his second wife were in their late years. Their health declined …

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Jun 24

Unconventional Parenting?

Being in body contact with our small children most of the time considered unconventional? Really? How long do you look back in time?   After the Time Magazine Cover Story: “Are you mom enough?” the age old parenting debate gained new momentum. Interestingly we easily got strongly emotional about it. No wonder: how we were …

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Oct 09

Considerate Parenting – Grounded Adults

Love, attachment, encouragement, trust, discipline, cooperation, independence, and control… what, when and why: shortly   I’m sure you can be proud of yourself: you put incredible amount of time, effort and energy to raise your child or children. Most of us do if we have them, and almost never have the acknowledgement for good parenting …

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