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More and more children are looking to their peers for cues about how to be in the world. Where they really need to be looking, according to child development expert Gordon Neufeld and physician and mind-body wellness expert Gabor Maté, is to their parents. More
Reynolds: All of us who are raising children want to find a balance between hands-on parenting and helicopter parenting. I think you have managed to find that balance when you urge introverted parents not to project their own history onto their introverted child. Can you say more about this? More
What's Wrong With Me? by Omega Teen Camp Director Adam Simon
Helping Teens Overcome Feelings of Low Self-Esteem
Omega Teen Camp director, Adam Simon, encourages teens to overcome feelings of low self-esteem and become who they were meant to be. I was standing alongside a large covered tent at Omega Teen Camp (OTC), when I heard a plaintive voice repeating the question, "What's wrong with me?" More
June is a big month for the water signs. According to astrologer Eric Francis, that’s good news for everyone, unless your only friend is a cactus (and they love water, too, just not too much of it). For a more thorough explanation of this month's astrology, see June 2013: The Most Interesting Month Since the Ocean. More
Amy Leigh Mercree, author of The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating, shares an exercise to help you feel both sensually and spiritually connected with yourself and your partner. It’s time to put the sexy back in spiritual. Here is the truth: you are a spiritual being with an amazing amount of vital life force flowing through you. It’s unlimited, really and truly. And depending upon your degree of awareness of that universal life energy, you feel alive, wide awake and present. More
Your throat is contracting, your fists are clenching—but don’t deny your anger, says Polly Young-Eisendrath. Instead, learn to mine it for new ways to work with yourself and the people you love. More
Gordon Neufeld, coauthor of Hold On to Your Kids, talks with Sil Reynolds, coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, about discipline and the effects of digital media on our kids. Read Part 1 of the interview, Putting Parents Back in the Driver’s Seat. More
Gordon Neufeld
Gordon Neufeld, coauthor of Hold On to Your Kids, talks with Sil Reynolds, coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, about the need for children to be dependent on their parents in order to become fully independent later in life. Read Part 2 of the interview, Holding On to Your Kids in a Digital Age. More

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