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quote:Originally posted by cacoon:Hi Ttom, Your posts are being very helpful to me. They really sharpen my focus. Thanks.
quote:Originally posted by cacoon:I'd say one of the most successful things I do is to slow down... I notice an entirely different quality of relationship with my LO. Slowing down (for me) includes 1)letting silence be all right 2)breathing deeply while waiting for him to respond (instead of jabbering away with my next thought) 3) when my LO is starting a project (like painting a card to send to a friend), I resist the urge to get busy with my own unending list of tasks and, instead, I wait to see if he can get the materials together to get started