Archive for 2009

  • Seeking an Abundance of Love

    Most holiday seasons are met with many challenges. We juggle the demands of work and home, holiday celebrations, food, more…

  • Reflecting on the Year

    Sometimes a simple bit of research can be so validating. Ahh… Yeah… It feels so good… It turns out that…

  • Sibling Rivalry

    Our family photo albums are proof of our perfect lives. Look! There we were when the kids were young. See…

  • Gratitude

    Cicero said that “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” And right…

  • Surviving the Holidays, CNVEP Style…

    Ah, the holidays. A time of peace and joy and relaxation! We’ll eat ‘til we’re pleasantly satisfied, snuggle up under…

  • Empathy is Anti-Bias

    A mother pulled up to a traffic light, just as she did every afternoon. As usual, a homeless person was…

  • Sharpening Our Emotional Intelligence

    By Ruth Beaglehole “I try so hard and I just seem to be stuck with my yelling!” I hear this…

  • Anger

    There was a very disturbing story in Los Angeles Times. A young mother shot her two children, killing the five…

  • Is Parenting Nonviolently Harder for Dads?

    By Brian Joseph As part of my work as a parent educator, I have asked many parents to talk about…

  • A Nod From President Obama

    Hey nonviolent parents! Did you catch the moment in Obama’s inauguration speech about us? “…It is the kindness to take…