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Why I believe in Parenting by Temperament: Part II Nurture and Discipline

The fit (misfit?) between your child’s temperament and your own is no small matter in good parenting.  If it is as normal as breathing for you to pick up anything dropped on the floor almost before it lands, if being … Continue reading

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Temperament: Apollo and Dionysus, grasshoppers and ants, Greeks and Germans

“Germans struggle with a national envy” according to a recent New York Times opinion piece.* The article was concerned with Germany’s ambivalent attitude toward bailing Greece out of its current fiscal turmoil.  With Greece at a budget deficit nearly 10% … Continue reading

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