Nurturing parents with ideas from mindfulness, psychology and neuroscience.
Greetings from Tenedos (Bozcaada), a small Aegean island filled with ancient history, wine, and sunshine. I'm currently vacationing here part-time with my family in a beautiful vineyard. And part-time, I keep on creating. Tenedos is the island the Greeks hid their ships during the Trojan War. Hiding here on this
In the early 1970s, an American psychologist named Ed Tronick started visiting newborn nurseries. Each Saturday, he and his colleagues would examine babies together, noticing how newborns communicated through behavior. They did this for 8 months. Back then, the social development in babies had never been studied. That's when Tronick
Do you ever worry about being a bad parent? If the answer is yes, you probably aren't one. Here's some shocking news: children actually benefit from imperfect parenting. Let me explain. In 1953, Donald Winnicott–the legendary British pediatrician and psychoanalyst–coined the term "good enough mother." I'll call it
Hi friends!– In most parenting conversations, I see a pattern. When faced with defiant behavior, parents desperately look for ways to change children. But, what if the best way to change our children's behavior was to change our perspective? "Are you suggesting that my child's bad behavior is my perspective's