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Dr Gordon Neufeld Interview

Tune into this powerful conversation between Megan Sheldon and Dr. Gordon Neufeld, exploring the role of ritual and ceremony in the parenting journey.

Why We Need Rituals in Parenting

Dr. Gordon Neufeld shares his views on the importance of incorporating ritual and ceremony into the parenting journey, especially as it relates to grief.

During our conversations, we explore the hidden work of sadness, the loss of ritual, the wisdom of the lullaby, and the power of bedtime rituals. We also talk about cycles of time and how ritual can connect us to ourselves and our children.

Dr Gordon Neufeld
Rituals & Parenting

Rituals & Parenting

There is more and more evidence surrounding the power of ritual in the parenting journey, especially as it relates to attachment.

Incorporating ritual and ceremony into the way we parent does more than mark the passage of time; it builds a foundation of emotional resilience, connection, and memory that can support both children and adults through the challenges and changes of life.

Who is Dr. Gordon Neufeld?

Dr. Neufeld is a developmental psychologist with over 50 years. A foremost authority on child development, Dr. Neufeld is an international speaker, a bestselling author (Hold On To Your Kids with Dr. Gabor Maté) and a leading interpreter of the developmental paradigm.

The Neufeld Institute is a world-wide charitable organization devoted to applying developmental science to the task of raising children. He is a father of five and a grandfather to seven.

Why We Need Rituals in Parenting

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