Self soothing doesn't mean letting your child wail at the top of his lungs for hours. Self-soothing gets a bad rap. There has to be a middle ground between attachment parenting and Feber sleep training. Crying is a baby's way of communicating.
For someone who grew up surrounded by a household staff, Lorena Abano had no domestic bone in her body—until she and her family moved to Canada and she was thrown head-long into domestic life. How do people in her situation domesticate themselves posthaste?
What does authenticity mean and why is everyone pushing for it? Very importantly, how can we get our children to embrace their authentic selves? Here is an intro to the definition and importance of being who we truly are, and the fundamental way we can pass this on to our kids.