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About this blog: I'm a wife, stay-at-home mom, home cook, marathon runner, and PhD. I recently moved to the Silicon Valley after completing my PhD in Social Psychology and becoming a mother one month apart. Before that, I ran seven marathons incl...  (More)

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A New Perspective

Uploaded: Oct 31, 2013
Over the past week, you may have seen this video clip, A New Perspective, where moms describe themselves and then hear what their children have to say. It's quite powerful and is another reminder that our children are incredibly perceptive.

While watching this clip, I find myself focusing on the children rather than on the mothers. What a powerful lesson to learn that your perspective is important. That sharing your thoughts and emotions can overwhelm your loved ones with joy. And that your voice needs to be heard. I hope these children were able to see just how powerful their voices can be.
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