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Welcome to Connective Parenting

In my twenty-five years of experience working with parents all over the world, I have learned that the key to understanding children lies in the perception that your child's resistance or defiance means your child is having a problem, not being a problem. Your child's behavior is your clue to turn your anger into compassion and your child's resistance to cooperation. Let me show you how.    Learn more about Connective Parenting  learn more
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A question and answer in my last newsletter resulted in the following responses from both parents with such an inspiring story, I had to share it. I think everyone, no matter how old your children are, can gain from this. Letting go can be the hardest job in parenting. I thank these parents for their responses to me and permission to share this with all of you.

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"A wise and practical guide to more mindful ad open-hearted parenting." — Jon Kabat-Zinn, author Everyday Blessings:
The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting


"The Tai Chi of parenting…." — Michael Trout, Director,
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"Feeling confidant as a parent is a real joy, and Harris helps us discover this joy." — Michael Gurian, author, The Wonder of Boys
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The When Your Kids push Your Buttons Teleseminar
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A certain look, a defiant act, your child pushes your buttons and you react saying things you swore you never would. Sound familiar?
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Bonnie discusses connecting with challenging children through her principles of connection.
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