Negative language parenting young kids

How Negative Language Impacts Children & What I’ve Learnt

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Recently, I’ve experienced the sobering reality of how negative language impacts children. Typically, my three-year-old son is strong-willed and vocal. But, after being acknowledged and empathized with, he is very receptive to reasoning. That is, until a few weeks ago. Just after Christmas, I found myself especially exhausted. This pregnant momma was wiped after playing Santa, […]

Parenting from the Heart

Mutterings, Musings, and Mantras From The Parenting Day That Just. Would. Not. Turn Around

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Overall, my days as a stay-at-home mom are filled with a good amount of discovery,  some willfulness, lots of fun and excitement, a few real tears, a dash of melodrama, the occasional time-out, and lots of hugs and kisses. There are parenting days that start ugly, or turn ugly, but the right course of action […]