Bonding to New-Born Babies

A mother is born when her first child has arrived. The American Psychologist Daniel Stern has said something like that. The strong and good feelings for the child sometimes comes quickly and at times slowly. Baby’s need for sleep is enormous. About 15-18 hours per 24 hours the first month. That means you are not “on” all the time. More […]

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The Last Rose of Summer

Six years ago my beloved mother died in October. What I had feared as a child just happened. She said every autumn, that she had taken “the last Rose of the summer” from the garden. She was a rose herself. Always thinking about us her children and keeping her correspondence with many people all over family and friends. If she didn’t […]

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Sowing in the Darkest Hour

I met a beautiful young woman recently outside my training centre. She was happily married and was enjoying her work as a newly educated staff nurse. I was so thrilled to see that her life had turned out so well. My thoughts went twelve years back. My youngest son had been placed in a home for mentally ill young people after […]

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