Raising spirited children is involved, dynamic, and difficult. They are also a source of immense pride and have been shown to have greater successes later in life than their non-spirited counterparts. Find incredible resources on how to successfully raise strong-willed kids here.

Insights & Strategies for Raising Strong-Willed Children

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Raising strong-willed children is a demanding process. We can’t just demand compliance because it won’t work. Find positive parenting strategiess below.   Her blood-curdling scream was enough to wake the baby and send chills down my spine.   “I told you to STOP!” she yelled.   I had never heard my daughter speak to me […]

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The Best Advice for New Moms – and what we could do without

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New moms are seemingly inundated with unsolicited advice. Find out the advice moms could live without as well as the best advice for new moms.   Being a new mom can be overwhelming. Unloading the dishwasher, making a basic dinner, showering, adult conversations, and sleep are all disjointed. You feel like someone is latching onto […]

Is positive parenting permissive parenting?

Is Positive Parenting Permissive Parenting?

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  Positive parenting also known as empathetic, authoritative, gentle, or peaceful parenting is a parenting style that avoids imposing punishments and uses positive forms of discipline. A glimpse into the household of a positive parent and it would be easy to wonder, is positive parenting permissive?   Positive parents either do not, or try their best […]

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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 […]

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Calm Down Corner: Why Have One & What’s In Ours

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I’m not a parenting expert. I hardly have the most peaceful, sane household. However, using a calm down corner has served us well and may help you too 🙂   I’m most certainly in the thick of it as far as toddlerhood goes. My daughter is just shy of three-and-a-half; my son had his second […]