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 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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“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!” They’re heated, hurt, and resorting to anything. Something has not gone their way and they’re expressing how upset they are in a single phrase. […]

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 […]