Ba Luvmour Interviewed on Kink.FM
Take a sneak listen to Ba’s interview today with Sheila Hamilton from Kink.fm. Ba touches on the history of Summa Institute, the academy, and the upcoming symposium. You can hear the interview in its entirety this Sunday morning on Kink FM’s show ‘Speaking Freely’!
Dedication to Children and Families; Ba Speaks Out
May 26th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Unabashedly, Ba tells why the work in optimal well-being for children is the most important work in the world. He brings to his vast experience to the moment as a compelling call to action.
It Can Work: Bonding in Blended Families
May 19th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Moms and dads parenting children born from others take heart! Powerful bonding is yours for the taking when you design your relationships to meet developing capacities. The payoff: a lifetime of great friendships with all the children in your life.
No Child Left Behind is Left Behind, Proprioception and Athletics, Children with Two Families
May 12th, 2011 - 28 Minutes
This show covers three different topics, each calling forth an important insight from Natural Learning Relationships. Tune in to this dynamic show and a get a taste on education, development, and blended families.
Proprioception: Critical learning for Children Below the Age of 8
May 5th, 2011 - 28 minutes
When you catch a ball do you think about catching it? No, your body moves to where it must be without specific navigation instructions from your brain. How does this happen? When does this most important development occur? And how can we nourish it? This program succinctly explores these issues so important to a young child’s well-being.
It Can Be Done: Fixing Schools Quickly and Inexpensively (Part 3)
April 28th, 2011 - 28 minutes
…And in Part 3 we remind folks how easy it would be for parents and teachers to learn how to meet developmental imperatives and enjoy synergistic relationships that will improve life for everyone and make public school relevant and powerful.
It Can Be Done: Fixing Schools Quickly and Inexpensively (Part 2)
April 21st, 2011 - 28 minutes
…And in Part 2, we show how parent teacher relationships can bring academic success for all children and change the culture of the school….
It Can Be Done: Fixing Schools Quickly and Inexpensively (Part 1)
April 14th, 2011 - 28 minutes
The public schools are failing, the public schools are failing. Why and what can be done? At present those who caused the problems are charged with fixing it—not a successful choice. Natural Learning Relationships has much better responses. And they don’t cost much, either. If you are serious about helping public education, and we are, then tune in and find out what can be done. We start with Teacher Training….
The Basis of Optimal Well-Being: Bonding Throughout the 23 Years of Childhood
April 7th, 2011 - 28 minutes
It is popular knowledge that bonding with infants is critical to well-being. But what about the rest of childhood? Are there other bonding opportunities? What happens if we meet them? What happens if we miss them? Tune in and find out.
It’s Never Too Late: Restoring Well-Being in Teens
March 31st, 2011 - 28 minutes
Ba has been challenged about well-being in teens throughout his career, most often when parents realize that they haven’t optimally met the developmental needs of the previous stages. In this program Ba uses case histories to illustrate how to restore well-being in teens and how knowing that has helped many families enjoy lifelong friendships.
It’s Never Too Late: Connecting with a 20 Year Old
March 24th, 2011 - 28 minutes
One of the most pernicious myths infecting relationship with children is that the child’s personality is decided in the womb, or the birth canal, or the first three years of life, or…. Here’s the story of applying Natural Learning Relationships with a 20 year old reconnecting with well-being and changing family relationships forever.
Adult Development: Effective Communication and the Growth of Parents
March 17th, 2011 - 28 minutes
We don’t communicate just to get things done, we communicate to deepen relationship, care for one another, and learn about one another. Josette draws on personal experiences to show the growth of parents when communication take into account the child’s perspective.
Pure Fabrication: The Myths Surrounding Sibling Rivalry
March 10th, 2011 - 28 minutes
No, Ba can’t let it happen. Sibling rivalry is not natural. And that means it is ours to respond to. In this show, he shows the way that Natural Learning Relationship prevents the occurrence of sibling rivalry, and restores well-being when it manifests.
Surprised? The Many Similarities Between 5 Year-Olds and 15 Year-Olds
March 3rd, 2011 - 28 minutes
Yes, your intuition is correct. Young children and teens share many traits. As this show underscores, understanding the why and how of this brings healthier relationships with all age children.
How Children of Different Ages Experience Feeling
February 24th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Children organize feelings according to their stage specific capacities. Understanding how this works is central to effective communication in the family. Join Ba and Laura as they explore this important topic.
Profound Insight: The Difference Between Theory and Epistemology and Why Parents Should Care
February 17th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Epistemology simply refers to the way we know. Ba shows how Natural Learning Relationships describes how children know their world and thus provides a leverage point for optimal well-being in family and education.
Interconnectedness: The Importance of Ending the Ignorance of Separation
February 10th, 2011 - 28 minutes
The illusion of separation causes unending unnecessary suffering. It often infiltrates our relationships with children. In this show Ba and Laura describe how interconnectedness can and must be an every moment for children.
Adult Development: What Happens When You Feel Through a Child’s Heart
February 3rd, 2011 - 28 minutes
Feeling together? Possible? New Age? A chance of mutual empathy that leads to profound growth? Tune in and find out, though we can guess you already know the answer and have to find out exactly how it works. Here’s your chance.
See Through a Child’s Eyes; Feel Through a Child’s Heart
January 27th, 2011 - 28 minutes
The heart of great families is relationship. And the essence of relationship is intimate knowledge of one another. This seminal show invites adult’s into the child’s world as the child sees it and feels it.
Flip the Switch: Engage Optimal Well-Being and Leave Pathology Behind
January 20th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Addiction to pathology is the obsessive compulsive disorder of our time. This show explores how pathology insidiously affects our families and how to implement the crucial switch to optimal well-being.
Attunement and Adult Development: How Parents Grow by Implementing Natural Learning Relationships
January 13, 2011 - 28 minutes
Josette expounds on her specialty—how adults grow in self knowledge and wisdom when they meet the developmental imperatives of their children. We are not bringing up our children; we are growing together in wisdom.
Beyond Techniques: The Critical Importance of Understanding the Child’s Consciousness
January 6th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Child development, in Natural Learning Relationships terms, describes the changes in a child’s consciousness. When appreciated there is no need for techniques, or any form of manipulation. Here’s a chance for deepening you’re knowledge and appreciation of children.
The Best Way to Mark Academic Progress: Assessment, Not Testing
December 23rd, 2010 - 28 minutes
“Assessment” comes from the French word meaning “to sit next to.” The etymology to “test” is to “ascertain the quality of something by melting it in a pot.” Ba describes assessment and why it is superior to melting a child in a pot.
Avoiding the Trap Part 2: A Refreshing Way to Parent Teens
December 16th, 2011 - 28 minutes
You and your teen on the same side? Parenting teens can be enjoyable and enlightening. Learn how teens organize their world and how to create relationships that are mutually beneficial and non-contentious
Avoiding the Trap: Not Parenting as Your Parents Parented
December 9th, 2011 - 28 minutes
Almost everyone wished to parent differently than their parents. How can Natural Learning Relationships help? Tune in and Ba and Laura show the way.
Audio - Sheila Hamilton of KINK-FM Interviews Ba Luvmour
Sheila Hamilton interviewed Ba Luvmour on August 25th, 2010 about the Summa Institute and what it has to offer Portland.