When my children were born, I realized what it feels like to have my heart walking around on the outside of my body. In thinking about any illness or challenge coming their way, it would catch my breath. I was swept into the sea of connectedness and now cannot get away from the sense of… Read More

Overparenting, Part 2

In the previous post, I spoke of how over-involved we get in parenting our children. What would be some reasons that I might get overly identified with their comfort, ease or success? An option for parents is to do a little curious digging to understand what feels at stake when a child makes a blunder… Read More

Stay in Your Lane

I do not have to rely on your behavior or mood to determine my own. I can manage on my own, but I want to do it with you. Let’s talk about this idea called differentiation. The idea is that we are separate, distinct, unique and diverse from one another. Notice the lack of neediness,… Read More