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Parenting tips from The Rabbit Listened

The other day, one of our children was howling and everything and everyone was setting him off. My husband sat next to him on the couch and didn’t say one word. They just sat in silence while my son’s wails quieted down to whimpers. I would’ve tried talking through it...

Be the Person Your Kid Can Fall Apart With

At the end of last year, my son underwent a routine surgery. The night before we went to the hospital he told us how he felt about it- identifying specific emotions. The day of the surgery, as they prepared him, he continued to express his emotions and I told him, “I...

One Day, One Work Trip At A Time

Today a mom said, “I don’t know how you do it. You’re amazing!” as I walked my kids into school. I welled up with tears. My husband has been gone for a week for work and we just got this school year off the ground. A few of my kids had jumbo-size feelings this week as...