Guru is another word for teacher, but I've heard Sri Sri Ravi Shankar sometimes say that a guru is like a garbage disposal. Some days I have to remind myself that I am the garbage disposal, the guru, for the little people in my life. If they can't leave their problems with me, if they can't bring me their anger, their sorrow, their problems and even their excitement, then who else can they go to?
Kate Baltrotsky is a high school science teacher by profession, who now mostly stays at home with her two young daughters. Originally from the USA, in 2008, Kate and her husband moved to Australia, where they permanently reside. She is a certified Aware Parenting Instructor as well as an Art of Living Foundation Know Your Child Teacher. In 2012, Kate began writing stories and articles on natural parenting and started a natural parenting blog, www.katesurfs.com.
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