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June 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Attachment Parenting....an excellent summary

My partner and I have widely adopted the techniques described as important for fulfilling our bubbas emotional dependency needs....and it is amazing how often people comment on our babies peaceful and contented nature. A close friend of mine has said that our son is the happiest baby she has every known! In the early days, friends and family commented that he "wanted for nothing" which was why he was so content! It is beautiful watching him grow into toddlerhood knowing that we have done our… Continue

Added by Josette O'Donnell on June 30, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Empathy makes the world go round

From The Age, June 26, 2011

 This is an edited extract from Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty, by Simon Baron-Cohen published this week by Penguin Australia.

Simon Baron-Cohen is professor of psychology and psychiatry at Cambridge.

 

 The ability to see through another's eyes is a crucial human trait; we all suffer in its…

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Added by Alice Aird on June 26, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Non Violent Communication

I have just read this amazing short article on how parents can use the techniques of Non Violent Communication to maintain connection with and have empathy for the needs of their children, through all the tough "expeditions" of parenthood....http://forums.naturalparenting.com.au/gentle-guidance/42043-non-violent-communications.html

Are their any other EF's out…

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Added by Josette O'Donnell on June 7, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

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