Time in time out and a mistake you might be making and want to avoid. This positive parenting strategy is simple and effective.

Time In/ Time Out: One mistake you might be making

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When it came to the principle of time in/ time out, I thought I understood it thoroughly. But I was making one substantial mistake.   Overall, my almost four-year-old is an agreeable, earnest, and incredibly kindhearted child. But every so often, life gets the best of him. Whether he’s tired, out of his routine, or […]

Kids not listening? These two helpful strategies are great tips on how to get your kids to listen. Great positive parenting strategies for parents with young kids, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Here are Effective Strategies That Will get Your Kids to Listen

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It’s so frustrating to repeat ourselves endlessly. These positive parenting strategies work in a way that kids will listen (almost) every time.   “It looks like a beautiful ballroom!” she said. My five-year-old daughter was awestruck. She approached the open restaurant floor and twirled with wonderment. In truth, the bistro was attractive and inviting. So I couldn’t […]

Positive Parenting discipline or Positive Parenting disciplinary techniques are incredibly effective, rooted in research, and maintain the trust between parent and child. Find some of the best positive parenting strategies here. Gentle parenting, attachment parenting. Parenting toddlers, parenting young kids. Authoritarian parenting.

Best Positive Parenting Discipline Techniques

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Positive parenting discipline is incredibly effective but it is also a lot of work. Find a plethora of positive parenting resources below.   Whether it’s in the candy aisle at the grocery store, at school pickup, or at a family gathering, we’ve all been there. Our child acts out and there is an audience. It […]

How Negative Language Impacts Children & What I’ve Learnt

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We tend to underestimate how negative language impacts children. Find out why it is a less effective form of discipline and very basic alternatives below.   Typically, my three-year-old son is strong-willed and vocal. But, if I listen to how he’s feeling and explain myself, he is very reasonable. That is, until a few weeks […]

Parenting a strong-willed child is challenging, but there is one crucial key to doing it and doing it well. Click through to find out more.

Parenting a Strong-Willed Child: The key to it all

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Parenting a strong-willed child is full of ups and downs. Find out the key to raising them successfully without breaking their spirit.   “I don’t like you anymore!” is heard as her bedroom door slams.   Or, his hands on his hips, he looks me dead in the eye and declares, “I’m leaving the family!”   […]

Research has shown time and again that punishment is ineffective when parenting. Find out why punishment doesn't work and what to do instead. These parenting techniques are the best way to raise well behaved, moral children. Authoritarian versus authoritative parenting, developmental psychology, parenting styles, positive parenting tips, gentle parenting strategies, moral reasoning, internal locus of control. Punishment is bad. Why punishment is ineffective. Why punishment doesn't work. Parenting from the Heart, positive parenting strategies

Why Punishment is Ineffective & What to do Instead

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No one wants a spoiled child who doesn’t listen. But research and child experts say punishment is ineffective. Here is what you can do instead.   Most of us were raised by a generation who experienced corporal punishment at home and at school.   For instance, my dad remembers being pulled out of class (he […]

Here are strategies for helping your sensitive son navigate his feelings and feel strong when he may otherwise feel especially sensitive.

How to get your Sensitive Son to ‘Man Up’

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Society may not favour sensitive boys, however they are a gift. Find out how can you encourage your sensitive son to be strong without changing who he is.   Of my two kids, my son is the most sensitive.   My daughter is basically my carbon copy. Though she is spirited and strong-willed, I find […]

The first trimester of pregnancy is a hard one. Low energy and morning sickness are rampant. Here are first trimester tips from countless moms. Find tips to help morning sickness, to entertain your other kids while pregnant, and how to conserve energy as best you can.

First Trimester Tips for Morning Sickness & More

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Has the first trimester of pregnancy got you down? Moms weigh in on their best first trimester tips for low energy & morning sickness.   I’ve wanted kids for as long as I can remember. As early as preschool, my ultimate goal was to get into the kitchen centre and establish myself as the mommy. […]

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5 Tips For Parenting a Strong-Willed, Sensitive Child

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Parenting a strong-willed, sensitive child is challenging. We want to preserve their spirit while effectively parenting them. Find tangible tips here.   My little girl is undoubtedly all of what I could have dreamt up in a child and more. A dynamic, inquisitive, strong-willed, sensitive child, she is anything but placid. In her preschool classroom, she […]