Dear Kai

I am writing you today to address a question that you didn’t ask me. Yet, even though you didn’t ask me this question, I can feel that it weighs on you.
What is that question you ask?

What must I do to become a real man?

Meditation is Spaciousness

Meditation is Spaciousness

Meditation can help us when our kids act out. It is easy for us to react quickly. But usually our reaction contain in them things that have nothing to do with our kids. We at out of our own past, out of our own hurt feelings and traumas. We need some daylight between our kids …

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I love you — I love you not

Children use the words “I love you” for their parents and that may be confusing for stepparents. In particular when the kids and stepparents clearly love each other. Don’t be confused. Kids share their affection gladly and freely. You just have to see them in the ways that they do. I am very curious to …

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Laura Figueroa

[soundcloud url=”″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] This is episode 2 of the Kids in Nature Podcast series. You can find episode 1 here. Laura Figueroa is an occupational therapist and the organizer of Timbernook East Bay. She currently works as an occupational therapist in the Oakland Unified School district. In the Fall she will …

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