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by Heather Artushin on May 10, 2022

In the womb, Baby is moving to the rhythm of his mama’s heartbeat, is comforted and amused by the songs sung by partner or siblings, and is rocked to sleep by the movements of daily life. This dance doesn’t have to stop when the baby is born.

Mother's Day 2022 on May 05, 2022

#normalizenurturing

Mother's Day 2022 on May 05, 2022

#normalizenurturing

Mother's Day 2022 on May 05, 2022

#normalizenurturing

Mother's Day 2022 on May 05, 2022

#normalizenurturing

Hand-picked by Rita Brhel on Apr 15, 2022

Yes, the COVID pandemic has been hard on working mothers.

Q&A with Thiago Queiroz on Mar 10, 2022

Many parents have been able to "meet" Thiago Queiroz through his part in the American documentary, Dads.

Parents Need Parents

by Rita Brhel & Nurturings team on May 05, 2022

So often, we are told that we must seek our self-care away from our children. This Mother's Day, we invite and encourage you to find replenishment through connection with your children.

Loving Guidance

By Jan Hunt on Mar 22, 2022

In recent years, several writers have recommended that parents abstain from praise as well as criticism. They see praise as a form of parental manipulation of the child's behavior: more subtle than blame and criticism but harmful nonetheless.

By Kelly Bartlett on Mar 03, 2022

In the presence of a trusted adult, kids feel free to be themselves. They feel comfortable and confident in expressing who they are when they know they will not be judged or ridiculed. 

By Kelly Bartlett on Mar 03, 2022

A subtle, but important, factor affecting the development of children's self-esteem is when parenting gets conditional. Connecting a child's behavior (and thereby his sense of self) with extrinsic factors affects his dignity. 

By Kelly Bartlett on Mar 03, 2022

Effective listening involves more than just saying, "I'm listening." To show that we are actively listening to our children and that we love them, we listen for understanding.