Fine Now that kids are back in school, or, as in the case of Leah, will get there soon, you will once again face those times when you can’t wait to hear how the day has been. And when you ask, their answer is something like fine. Here is a video of Patty Wipfler addressing this particular situation and giving great advise for parents. Enjoy.
Parenting by Connection is built around five listening tools. The main one to learn for parents is perhaps what is called Listening Partnerships for Parents. That is central, because it is too much to ask of any parent to show up for connection with their children if they don’t have support of their own first. The second core tool is called Staylistening. This is a listening tool you can use when your child is crying
We are offering the main content of the class in video format. The class time will be dedicated to answering questions and building a supportive community. Members of Parent Connect East Bay will have access to these videos.
Ok, so we’re giddy. But you have to admit that it is pretty exciting to create your own video studio right at home. Anyway, not all issues have been resolved. If you want to listen to these videos on your phone, you need a headset. Otherwise the sound is, well, weird. We are not sure why this happens.
I was once that aggressive boy. I was. My mother tells me, that when I was in kindergarten, I’d come home sometimes and be so enraged that there was nothing that she could do to get me to talk, listen, engage in any way. The only thing she could do was to hand me an old plate (we didn’t have new plates) and let me throw in on the kitchen floor. As it shattered, my