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Connected Parenting: Everyone's Needs Matter

Audio •  4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 minutes

In this brief audio snippet, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, offers a profound insight that can change how we see and relate to our children.


Connected Parenting: Making Observations

Audio •  7 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 minutes

In this brief audio snippet, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, explores observation in contrast to interpretation, and leads an exercise in observation skills.


Connecting with Ourselves: An NVC Foundation for Inner Trust and Freedom

Article •  4 - 6 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

True inner freedom arises from self-connection. Without self-connection, we're mostly acting from habits, and those habits do not necessarily attend to our own needs. Here's a practice you can explore in your daily life to deepen your relationship with yourself, and experience true choice and inner freedom.


Connection Requests: Motivations and Examples Article

Article •  5 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 pages

Connection requests focus on the quality of connection between people instead of on any particular strategy or solution.


Introduction to Using NVC in Parenting

Video •  38 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video
38 minutes

In this brief video, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, offers a succinct and insightful overview for using Nonviolent Communication in your parenting role.


Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool •  3 pages
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Parenting from Your Heart - Q&A

Audio •  1 hour, 4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 4 minutes

Please join us as we remember the work and life of Inbal Kashtan. She offered this parenting Q&A session in NVC Academy's 2013 Parenting Conference.


Parenting Series: Compliance and the “Yes” Inside the “No”

Video •  11 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes

Inbal responds to the question "Is bribery an acceptable tool for compliance?' and helps us understand the five habitual reasons we do things.


Parenting Series: Listening for the Needs

Video •  15 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes

Using her own and participants' examples, Inbal illuminates parents on where they might be struggling with connecting to their children's needs, especially in situations where the children are responding to the parent's request.


Parenting Series: Needs, Strategies and Partnership

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Inbal clarifies the difference between needs and strategies, and why the distinction is important in our parenting role. She offers two questions to ask yourself if you're not certain whether something is a need or strategy.


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