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You cannot grow a rose. You can only create the conditions in which a rose can grow.
~ Ram Dass

Research and experience tell us a healthy adult has three psychological characteristics —

  • A clear and grounded sense of self
  • The ability to form and maintain mutually rewarding relationships
  • Resilience

GROWING CHILDREN™: Parenting From Seed to Full Bloom

Authored by Pathways Transition Programs Founder and CEO, Sunaina Rao Jain, PhD, Growing Children™ is an innovative, child-centered parenting program designed to help adults understand how growth and maturation unfolds in stages, much like plants, what lessons must be mastered at each developmental phase, and how to limit obstacles that can interfere and suspend healthy development.

Understanding children’s unique emotional needs makes it possible to create the environment necessary for them to grow into healthy, confident adults.