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Why AHA!Parent ?

AHA! Process for Parents
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Turn your pushed buttons off! Children are your spiritual teachers. When they push your buttons they remind you that there is something you should work on. When you want to improve your child the best result comes from your own work on your own attitudes toward yourself, toward your child, toward the world. Using the […]

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Why Children Risk

By S.Soloveychik
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Similarly to how children risk their lives, testing their courage, they test their conscience, violating rules and laws in order to test (on purpose!) the awe-inspiring feeling of shame.  Actions that result in punishment and awe-inspiring, terrible feeling of shame attract children as a test, in which independence develops. What do children do to test […]

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Why Can Someone Kill?

By S.Soloveychik
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On New Year’s Eve the body of a seventeen year old girl was found on the stairs of a building. She was a first year college student. The killer gagged her, and stabbed the body seven times with a knife. The investigation described in a magazine led to an absolutely unpredictable result…

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Parenting with Love and Logic: Book Critique

Articles for parents

I am reviewing the book Parenting with Love and Logic, Teaching children responsibility, by Foster Cline and Jim Fay. The book begins with the words in the book cover “As parents, you have only a few years to prepare your children for a world that requires responsibility and maturity for survival. That only thought alone […]

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While Threatening a Child

Articles for parents

It is easy to be a silent advocate of a child who is threatened by her mom, especially when we witness it in public. Desire to blame comes naturally because the scene is nasty and we don’t want our peace to be disturbed by another parent’s experience. We become indignant and accuse in our minds […]

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