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Honouring our Children's Emotions

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Honouring our Children's Emotions

Our children will meet adversity in their lives; it is inevitable. Conflict is necessary for growth and will serve as one of life’s greatest teachers.  It can be painful to support our children as they navigate life’s conflicts because we see in these reflections of our own discomfort or fear. We can begin telling ourselves the story that we have failed. Witnessing our children losing a game, being left out, being disappointed or having their heart broken can stir within us our own feelings of shame, embarrassment, guilt, sadness or anger. Rather than allowing these situations to naturally unfold, we...

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