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The Release Teaches

From the desk of Alice… It’s graduation season which always makes me reflective.  This year my oldest child graduates high school and one of my nieces graduated college recently so I am currently immersed in conversations about announcements, ceremonies and celebrations.   And please bear with me…in honor of Mother’s Day, I am going to wear …Continue reading


Empathy and Compassion Begin at Home

Your toddler hits and screams when he doesn’t get his way.  Your five year old often doesn’t seem interested in the feelings of others.  What can you do to help them develop a sense of empathy (trying to understand how someone is feeling) and compassion (empathy + taking action to help someone)?  Instead of talking …Continue reading