This 5-Minute Mom Hack Will Makeover Your Kid’s Morning Routine

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The 5 minute trick to make your morning routine much happier. This mom identified that he son responds to time and touch, and incorporated this.   Does this morning routine sound familiar? “It’s time to get up.” “Come on I need you to start moving.” “Please get up and go to the bathroom.” “Alright it’s […]

8 Ways Kids Can Calm Down Anywhere PLUS a Printable Mini Book

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Calming tools are really wonderful for kids who are quick to anger or have a difficult time calming down when upset. In my post about tips for helping an angry child calm down, I added an infographic at the end with some ways kids can calm down anywhere, those tools were so popular I wanted […]

How to Deal with an Angry Kid in a Gentle Way

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Having an angry kid can be quite exhausting to deal with. While working on my Master’s degree in Child Development, and for my undergrad thesis, I studied child temperament. Kids are all different. Some are easygoing and carefree, while others have a more difficult time with transitions, regulating emotions and handling big feelings. If you […]

2 Gentle Parenting Principles that You Need to Know

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Implement gentle parenting by focusing on the relationship and fostering a positive relationship of empathy and mutual respect between parent and child.   Gentle parenting focuses on the relationship with the child and fostering a positive relationship and mutual respect between parent and child. It is a term now widely known throughout the parenting community, often for it’s perceived lack of […]