Content Tagged "bartlebyparenting"

  • RIE in everyday life
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    A quick story of the importance of modeling respect and why I’m proud to be an RIE mama. This morning on our way to the airport, I fussed at S when I realized she wasn’t in her car seat. It turned out it wasn’t her fault. My mom put her in the car, didn’t know how to buckle

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  • Learning to trust: Lessons from (not) pacifier weaning
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    Even for parents with no intention of introducing a pacifier (whether to give the child the chance to learn to self-soothe, or to allow for the best breastfeeding outcomes), the difficulty of Real Life often intervenes. 

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  • Take a deep breath
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    Photo credit – Epiphany Couch

    Hatha yoga is practiced in its truest from as a complete way of life. Our western adaptation of the physical practice (asanas) is actually only one of many components. During my training to become an instructor of westernized Hatha Yoga practices, we focused primarily on asanas as they are done in

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  • The Real Life of a Stay At Home Mom
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    Warning: I don’t curse in front of my toddler. I do occasionally curse in writing when I am venting. You have been warned. If you don’t like it, well, read the post and you’ll know what to do. 😉

    I wasn’t going to write here, because I don’t have anything inspirational to say. I

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  • Raising Empathy
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    How a beach encounter reinforced our belief in the teachings of Magda Gerber and RIE
  • A Day in the Life of Me
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    For my first blog post, I would like to share with you an entry in my diary from a few months ago.  I was a single mum as my husband was still living and working overseas.  T is 2.5 and F is 8 months.

    This was my day today (ps it’s only 2 pm):

    6:45am: F wakes

    7:15am: T wakes.

    7:20am: T falls

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