Reading to Children

Reading to Children

Helen and I talked about reading to children on 29th August. Honestly, there is hardly a better way to build everything that is worth living for! When we read and share story we are bringing language, connected relationship, practice of emotional regulation, the...
Open-Honest Questions

Open-Honest Questions

On the 28th March Helen and I talked about Open-Honest questions The broad purpose of a question is to gain information. But in western culture we often use questions in ways which are also sneakily giving information. Very often in our conversations we will ask...
Listening

Listening

On the 28th of February, Helen and I talked about listening. The biggest problem with listening in communication is that we think we are doing it. But often we are not. Well… not really. While someone else is talking, our minds might be busy preparing the story...
Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity

On the 27th June Helen and I chatted about neuroplasticity. Here’s a little summary of the chat… First, let’s parse the word: ‘neuro-‘ this is Greek for ‘nerves’ or ‘nervous system’; and ‘plasticity’...