Tag Archives: Parenting

Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Death of a Personality

Once upon a time, there was a very good little girl, raised in a strictly religious home. Rules abounded, since their god had specific laws for people to follow, and big expectations for performance. Her parents had high ideals and … Continue reading

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Ten Signs of Insecurity

1. He asks for a snack over and over before he has a chance to be denied. 2. She cries when she’s told she can’t wear a certain dress. 3. He pitches a fit in the mall when you won’t … Continue reading

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Child Molding

To pick up where we left off… Dogs associate their state of being with the command. The human discriminates between cause and effect…and to him they usually matter. However, this acuity of perception can be overridden by a training technique … Continue reading

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How to Train your Dog

“But this blog’s for training children,” I protested. The wise man replied, “If you can’t train a dog, don’t upgrade to children.” Parents-to-be should prove they’re able to teach a puppy first. Ever watched the Dog Whisperer? What insight! He’s … Continue reading

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Mother Be True

The world over, children honor mothers. For many, mama loved eternally. She was constant, nurturing, spending unknown reserves, nursing baby while starving. She gave life; she resolved to preserve it at all costs. Some praise mom for the idea she … Continue reading

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Logical Progressions

Every human has his story, the outline in his DNA, with unique potential. His parents may write the prologue; he crafts his story also. He looks to confirm his chosen story-line in life’s events. He may delight in calamity, conveniently … Continue reading

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