When positive parenting seems to fail, here are practical strategies to get results and encourage your children to listen better. Parenting from the Heart. Positive discipline

When Positive Parenting Fails This is What You Can Do

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When positive parenting seems to fail, these are practical strategies to get results and encourage your children to listen better.   “I love the idea of positive parenting but it doesn’t work for every kid.” “Yes! Positive parenting doesn’t work for us either. We’ve tried our best and we aren’t getting anywhere.”   I had […]

The One Strategy That Turns Tyrannical Behaviour Around

Positive Discipline: The Best Strategy to Turn Bad Behaviour Around

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When your child’s bad behaviour just won’t turn around, this positive discipline technique is incredibly effective. Find out what to do and how it works below.    It wasn’t a long road trip and I felt like I had prepared so well.    I had taken my kids to the playground before we left.   […]

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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Parenting a strong-willed child is full of ups and downs. Find out the key to raising them successfully without breaking their spirit.   “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!”   […]

Sure there aren't any kids that listen all the time, but I would go so far to say my kids aren't obedient. There are two big reasons why I'm more than okay with kids not being obedient. Find out why by clicking here. Positive parenting, gentle parenting, empathetic parenting, authoritarian versus authoritative parenting, moral reasoning critical thinking. Parenting toddlers and preschoolers.

My Kids Aren’t Obedient and That’s Okay

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My kids aren’t obedient because I don’t expect them to be. And there’s good reason for this. Find out why obedient kids should not be a goal of parenting.   As we entered into my OB-GYN’s office, we may as well have been a three-ringed-circus.   At eight months pregnant, I was so big my […]

Does your child get upset at the idea of being away from you? Does your child cry when you leave? Find positive parenting strategies to ease separation anxiety in young children. Also find books to help with separation anxiety in toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. Separation anxiety preschoolers, separation anxiety kindergarten. Empathetic parenting, attachment parenting

Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety in Young Children

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Ease separation anxiety with these simple suggestions. These positive parenting tips will help both you and your child feel better.   This year, my daughter starts kindergarten and my son preschool.   My daughter was born ready to fly. She is social, fiercely independent, and ready to take on whatever is in front of her. […]

Teach your kids about the Olympics and make your backyard into a whole lot of fun with these simple Olympic Activities for Preschoolers!

Simple Olympic Activities for Preschoolers

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Make your backyard extra fun while teaching your children about the Olympics with these super simple Olympic Activities for Preschoolers!   This summer marks the first time my kids are old enough to learn about the Olympics.   And I’m especially excited!   During the 2010 Winter Games, I met my husband. Of course, I […]

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Best Strategies for Parenting a Spirited Child

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Parenting a spirited child is a very involved, dynamic, & rewarding process. Find positive parenting strategies to parent your spirited child here.   There are times where I wonder if my two kids are trying to reenact a scene from Lord of the Flies.   Really.   In our household, something as simple as changing […]

Looking for positive parenting or empathetic parenting strategies for disciplining toddlers and young children? Here are 5 alternatives to timeouts rooted in positive, empathetic parenting.

5 Positive Parenting Alternatives to Timeouts

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Want to discipline your child using positive parenting strategies? Check out there 5 alternatives to timeouts below!   I remember when I came across that first website. I had poured over it because it was laden with so many rich, positive parenting strategies. As I combed through each assertion nodding, I took note of what […]