A number of years ago, I was introduced to a book called,
Connection Parenting: Parenting through Connection instead of Coercion, Through Love instead of Fear.
I've mentioned the author Pam Leo a variety of times in my blogs, through the years.
Several of us took a 7 week Class with her and were given permission to offer classes based on her book.
She also is author of an article called: "The Gift Every Child Really Wants".With December being a month of holidays, I wanted to share with you excerpts from an this article written
by Pam Leo, author of the book,
Have you ever thought about the hidden and unseen world of the unborn infant? What must it be like? Can she feel? Can she see? What does she hear? Does the constant beat of her Mother's heart beat bring her comfort?
I never had given much thought to that "inside world"! However, I certainly remember the first time I felt my unborn child kick. What a Joy! What a gift to carry a child and give her a home within your body. What a gift motherhood is!
After having three children and seeing them all grow up and take their place in the world, I felt a longing to be back in the world of "Mothering".
when you aren’t sure what values are most important to you, clarification can come by looking at what
you don’t want. I’ve put a couple “case” experiences together to create a
possible family situation. Perhaps, such a "case" will help you become clear on what IS important to you for your family.
“family” is a family of four, the mother and her three children, a 6 year old boy, a 5 year old boy and a 4 year old girl.
The children were creative and fun- loving but very rude and