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The Still Face Experiment: Never doubt how important you are as a parent

Have you heard of the Still Face Experiment?  It’s a must watch if you haven’t seen it. I have viewed this powerful video dozens of times in my career and it still impacts me every single time I see it.  The … Continue reading

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Autism spectrum disorder and wandering: A parent’s biggest worry

I recently had the privilege of speaking with Cindy, the mom of a four-year-old boy named Christopher.  Christopher has autism spectrum disorder.   I was listening to Cindy describe her daily routine and her story really opened my eyes to the … Continue reading

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Babywearing a bundle of benefits

My first baby cried frequently. We spent many of our early days cuddling together on the couch. Actually, who am I kidding…it was more like pacing the halls, rocking in the glider until it squeaked, replacing batteries in the vibrating … Continue reading

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Are you balanced?

Are you balanced? It’s a question that has caught my attention recently and has gotten me thinking.  Hmmm….define balance.  As I read about it, I saw this question: “Are you keeping pace or being run over?”  In my head I’m … Continue reading

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