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Parenting: turning conflict into cooperation

A constant power struggle What do we want for ourselves and our children? When we ask this question in our workshops, we always hear the same answers: respect, care, cooperation and responsibility. Sadly, the picture we get from parents talking about their daily lives is different. We hear of parents in conflict with their children around everyday activities such as going to sleep, waking ...
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Building community after isolation

This year we cancelled our annual NVC Summerfest and instead we attended a self-catering NVC Camping Space. To support 'social distancing', the campsite provided each household a toilet, a tap and a pitch that was ten metres distant from the adjoining ones. So, physically we were protected. But how are we doing emotionally when we keep physical distance? What happens when there is strong longin...
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