Category: Acceptance

Lessons in Letting Go #2 – Wanting vs. Needing with our Children

FROM KELLI: We are all completely accepting of where our children are on the developmental model, right? We want more and purely for US, right? Well, I’m suggesting that you take a little time to check in. Why? Well, read on… it was only when I took a step back, looked objectively at my actions…
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Your Son-Rise Program is Perfect!

FROM KATRINA: Recently in conversations with parents I have been sensing an anxiety. The general sense is: my program is okay, but if I did this and this and this it would be better, but I don’t know when I’ll find the time to that, or I don’t know how, or I can’t do it…
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Love the Ism!

FROM SIMONE – Even though in the Son-Rise Program we are told to join our children’s isms and we are reminded over and over how they are the door to our children’s world, I too have caught myself thinking or saying “How can I make this stop?” I have thought for months before going to…
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Colorful Language!!!

FROM WILLIAM: Recently we had a family come to our Son-Rise Program Intensive with their wonderful 9yr old son who was High Functioning / Aspergers. Two of his main repetitious activities were basket ball and talking about Dr Who (an English TV program) and all the bad guys the Dr has to overcome like Daleks,…
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Taking Care of Yourself

FROM GABY: When I started doing The Son-Rise Program, I listened to the CD Secial Children: Special Solutions. I remember a couple asking Samaria how she managed to do a Son-Rise Program for several years. They had started out full of energy but after half a year they felt burned out. She answered that every…
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Recognising Our Capacity to Choose

FROM WILLIAM: I have just returned from England where we taught our Advanced Son-Rise Program Training, New Frontiers. It was a great week and just beautiful to see moms and dads soaking in all the material that was presented and to see them stretching themselves to be more comfortable and excited as they continue their…
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Why this is the Best That Could Happen to Me

FROM SIMONE – if you read my blog from last week you would know how excited I was about, for the 11th time, volunteering at a Son-Rise Program in the U.K. For us volunteers in the U.K. the Son-Rise Program courses are the highlight of our year. We take holidays, arrange babysitting, stop everything we…
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No, Really – “LET GO!!!”

FROM JAMIE: An Absolutely Amazing Son-Rise Day! Looking back and remembering the Son-Rise courses I have taken at the Option Institute, and recalling such learnings as “Let Go”…..”Without Being Attached to the Outcome” …Total Acceptance.” to name a few. We, Tyler’s team, didn’t realize how much we were going with “our” wants in the playroom…
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