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Inspired by Nature~

Inspired by Nature~

"Every child should have mud pies, grasshoppers, water-bugs, tadpoles, frogs, mud-turtles, elderberries, wild strawberries, acorns, chestnuts, trees to climb, brooks to wade in, water-lilies, woodchucks, bats, bees, butterflies, various animals to pet, hay fields, pine cones, rocks to roll, sand,...
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Mothers sow the seeds of love~

Mothers sow the seeds of love~

"Mothers are the ones who are most able to sow the seeds of love, universal kinship, and patience in the minds of human beings. There is a special bond between a mother and a child...
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Children are nature mystics~

Children are nature mystics~

"Natural mysticism is the environment of childhood; it is what nurtures us. The child is exposed to the cosmic revelation from birth and infancy. This is the child's world, a world that has a fresh, magical, numinous quality. For Wordsworth,...
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Wonder and curiosity~

Wonder and curiosity~

"Sharing in the child's wonder and curiosity reopens our wonder and curiosity. The bond of affection with a child's innocent state creates a profound shift in the adult. The shift is seeing the child as he or she actually is...
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A New Vision of Parenting~

A New Vision of Parenting~

"By their light, we see what is hurt and hidden within ourselves, and we open creatively to new ways of responding to problems. Through them, we understand that parenting is a spiritual process in which we get back tenfold the...
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Nurture your own soul~

Nurture your own soul~

"In the present world of time, woman has come to take the role of nurturing others. A balance must be found. The Earth Mother is ready and willing to nurture her daughters but her daughters must insist on taking the...
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Creating the Container~

Creating the Container~

"When we create firm structures, regular and rhythmic life habits, we give our child a sense of safety. Out of safety grows an inner sense of freedom. We can foster the openess of freedom when we give our children multifaceted...
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State of Play~

State of Play~

"Play is fundamentally transcendent. Through play we open doors of the known to the unknown...The secret of our success in terms of our own development, our personal spiritual journey, is to be in a state of play."
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Simplicity Parenting

Simplicity Parenting

Walt Whitman once wrote: “There was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look’s upon he became. And that object became part of him for a day or a certain part of the day, Or for...
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Call your spirit up and live true!

Call your spirit up and live true!

"Dance, sing, play and swing with your children. Get silly together. Be giddy with one another. Call your spirit up! Open the gateway for your spirit to fully express itself. Come out with your real self. Live true. Allow them...
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A great reminder to do less correcting and more connecting~

A great reminder to do less correcting and more connecting~

“If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my...
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