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Wednesday Links

Love

Love Starts with Babies by Darcia Narvaez, PhD.  “The way that caregivers love baby is the way baby will learn deep in their heart to love others. A supported, kept-calm baby will develop a sense of confidence and trust toward others.”  Yes!

Gentle Discipline

Parenting with Presence on-line summit FREE.  This is a free series of seminars presented by several experts. Not all of them are my cup of tea, but there are several speakers worth checking out, including Harville Hendrix (marriage counselor), Daniel Siegel (author of The Whole Brain Child), and Barbara Nicholson (founder of Attachment Parenting International).

When Kids Won’t Cooperate by Kim Cameron-Smith.  Understand the real nature of the “cooperative” child.

Radiant Faith

Lent ideas: Jessica at Shower of Roses offers this overview of what her family does for Lent — lots of great activities and links to inspire you.

Lent reading ideas:  Elizabeth Foss shares her Lenten “book basket” suggestions.