Parenting a Sensitive Child: Empowering strategies for difficult emotions

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Parenting a sensitive child can, at times, feel like you’re navigating a mine field. Here are positive parenting resources to effectively parent your emotional child.   My four-year-old son is the most sensitive child I know. Thanks to his sensitivity, he is affectionate, kind-hearted and earnest. There is no in my life who tells me […]

If you have faced regular after-school meltdowns, don't worry. Here are powerful, practical tips for kids to get ahead of crying and whining. Positive Parenting strategies. Parenting from the Heart

After-School Meltdowns: Practical Strategies to Get Ahead of Crying and Whining

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If you have faced regular after-school meltdowns, don’t worry. Here are powerful, practical tips for kids to get ahead of crying and whining.   We had just arrived home after a challenging road trip home. My oldest son was sick and upset the whole way home. The baby wanted to nurse endlessly. On top of […]

Kids sharing. When battles over toys happen, here is a strategy that will restore peace and end power struggles. Also find out what research says about why kids struggle to share so much and why you should't force your child to share.

Kids Sharing: This is How to put an end Fighting Over Toys

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When battles over toys happen, here is a strategy that will end fights over toys and answer the question about kids sharing.    This summer our front patio has become a place that the neighbour kids congregate. When we’re home, it’s common to have anywhere from two to eight kids outside playing with mine. Whether […]

Many were raised using punishment. Spanking and timeouts were the norms. Find out what research says and the answer to the 'I turned out fine' argument. Find out what are the best discipline techniques and so much more. Positive parenting. Parenting from the Heart #parenting #positiveparenting #positivediscipline #punishment #childdevelopment

Punishing Kids: THIS is what we’re missing when we say ‘I turned out fine’

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Research says punishment is not an effective way of raising our kids. But so many of us were punished and turned out fine. Find out what research says to that argument.   It was one of those best-laid-plans-gone-awry type moments resulting from an epic meltdown.   We had just gotten to the park. Anticipating a couple of […]

Help calm down an angry child with these positive parenting strategies

Calm an Angry Child: Positive Parenting Strategies That Work!

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A spirited, strong-willed, intense, or angry child… these are all terms that we often use, or hear to describe kids with strong emotions. What we don’t always know is how to help them calm down, or how to teach them to achieve calm themselves. Here are positive parenting strategies to help calm an angry child. […]

A strong-willed child is both an incredible gift and an incredible challenge. Namely, getting a strong-willed child to cooperate is no easy feat. Find excellent positive parenting strategies to diminish power struggles and get your strong-willed child to listen and listen well. Parenting from the Heart

How to End Power Struggles with Your Strong-Willed Child

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Strong-willed children are prone to power struggles. They’re outspoken and fiercely determined. As parents, we must encourage cooperation while maintaing their spirited nature. This is how.   Rationalizing with my strong-willed daughter is no easy feat. At all. A perfect example was this weekend.   “I have the best idea of my life!” Her big eyes […]

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.

Your Kids Will Listen if You do THIS

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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 […]

This How Negative Language Impacts Children and Here’s How to Make it Better

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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.   My three-year-old son can be strong-willed and vocal. But, most of the time, he is open to reason.   That all changed three weeks ago. We had come back from […]