does mad mean crying?

September 14, 2009 at 2:33 am 3 comments

Echo, our two year old, sorts out whether or not “mad” means “crying”.

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  • 1. Krista  |  September 14, 2009 at 4:02 am

    Oh, it was so lovely of you to share this. What an incredible thing it is to see children processing feelings the way that they do, when they are “allowed” to do it freely without fear of repercussions. Thanks for all of your sharing here, so great to be able to connect with another mama on a mutually nonviolent level. I need more of this sharing in my life!

    ps, I just love how toddlers speak – her voice is so cute!

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  • 2. Amy Mayfield  |  September 16, 2009 at 3:08 am

    Very cool, Natalie. I love how you give her the space to work all that out, and I like hearing how you talk with your girls.

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  • 3. Alyssa  |  September 21, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    This is beautiful Natalie – I visit your blog from time to time and always walk away feeling really good.

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