Author Archives: Harriet Heath

Are we setting expectations?

I’d never really thought about how my statements could be setting expectations for my four-year-old grandson until  I heard a mother announce to the other parents at the playground,“We’re  grouchy today. We got up too early.”  She was sitting on … Continue reading

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My child is talking about death. Is this normal?

My daughter (7) has recently been making morbid comments and seems to find them funny at times. For example, the family dog was taking a car ride with us and she commented that “if we were in a car wreck, … Continue reading

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Listening without interpreting

A friend told me the following story twenty years after it had occurred. She found him, she told me, her thirteen year old son, in his room sobbing. Here he was just back from his two month summer visit with … Continue reading

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Quakers and Anger

I am genuinely curious about how Quakers understand anger given their testimony on peace. Submitted by: Susan

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Conversations

Greetings Friends, Here is a space where we can ask questions, share experiences, seek information. We’ll start by posting a blog with the hope that others will reflect on our blog, write theirs, ask questions, share experiences. This technological space … Continue reading

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