Positive Parenting Strategies
Positive parenting strategies are the hallmark of Parenting from the Heart.
Why Positive Parenting Strategies?
- They work,
- Are backed by decades of research,
- Maintain trust between the parent and child,
- Don’t use punishment,
- Increase moral reasoning,
- And, so much more.
For a basic guide to my most popular positive parenting posts, check these out:
- Positive Parenting Strategies for Difficult Toddler Behaviour
- Parenting a Strong-Willed Child: The key to it all
- How to get your Sensitive Son to Man-Up
- 5 Positive Parenting Alternatives to Timeouts
- When Should a Toddler Stop Napping
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Do you remember when your little one used to curl up with a book for hours? Or how their face lighted up when you read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to them (for the nth time). I know you miss those moments. Now that they’ve grown up, they spend most of their time on their phones. […] Continue reading
I still remember the day my husband and I got our first Smartphone. It was the winter of 2010, and we had finally decided to jump on the Smartphone bandwagon. Sitting on the couch, I recall being blown away by the technology and all the amazing apps and games I could install and play. […] Continue reading
Ah, breastfeeding – it’s a beautiful, exhausting, and sometimes downright tricky journey. We feel you, momma. So, we’ll share a secret weapon that can make your journey more manageable: a revolutionary breast pump! We will reveal how to use a Haakaa Pump like a breastfeeding pro. What Is a Haakaa Pump? A Haakaa Pump is […] Continue reading
If you have a child who is a picky eater, you know first-hand the difficulty in finding healthy, nutritious foods that they will actually eat. As adults, we know the importance of healthy eating and getting the right nutrients into our bodies. Our children, however, only know what they like to eat and what they […] Continue reading
We’ve all been there; it’s been a rough day, the kids weren’t listening, you raised your voice more times than you’d like, and now that they’re all in bed, you’re left with your thoughts about the day. The guilt creeps in, you over-analyze each difficult moment, and you’re left feeling like a bad parent. […] Continue reading
Positive affirmations for kids, when done correctly, brings life-changing results. Develop this habit with your child and see them grow holistically. Continue reading
Old-fashioned boy names are back! They’re timeless options that stand out even today. These vintage monikers may be a thing of the past. Evidently, they’re quickly gaining popularity. It is why more and more parents are naming their sons after men from myths, classical literature, the Bible, and history. We’ve put together 150 old-fashioned boy […] Continue reading
“Buy her a push present.”. This advice may sound unusual, but comes highly recommended. A recent survey asked a thousand expectant moms if they would want to receive a gift after giving birth. A whopping 74% said yes. So, the mothers have spoken- and we all know they know best. Pregnancy and childbirth can be […] Continue reading
Becoming a great mom doesn’t require superhuman abilities or endless sacrifices. In fact, it’s all about finding a balance that works for you and your family. As moms, we often wrestle with a sneaky and persistent rival known as “mom guilt”. It’s that nagging feeling that we’re not doing enough or that we’re somehow falling […] Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alana. When I’m not nursing cold, stale coffee, I usually can be found with the baby on my hip, barefoot, and racing after my two older kids.
Thanks to a degree in psychology and a free-range childhood backing onto an expansive evergreen forest, positive parenting and play-based learning are my passions.