What is Positive Discipline? Tips for Busy Parents.

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An expert interview on positive discipline tips and tricks for busy parents. What are the benefits of positive discipline and what does it mean? Encouragement strengthens connection and invites the child to feel capable. It teaches valuable character and life skills Positive parenting techniques can feel overwhelming to use, especially if they differ dramatically from […]

A Weighted Blanket Saved Bedtime in Our House

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Using a weighted blanket at bedtime has dramatically improved sleep in our house. Here’s how, and some safety tips for using weighted blankets with kids.    Our bedtime routine with my oldest (now 7) has always gone a little something like this: Typical bedtime routine (bath, teeth, pjs, books, etc). Cuddle. Talk. Ask a million […]

Teaching Accountability and Responsibility to Kids

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Teaching accountability to kids is possible with these simple tips and ideas. Positively parent your way to a culture of responsibility in your household.   Accountability is a really hard concept for kids to grasp. The idea that you are responsible for your own actions, and then have to accept that responsibility is quite the […]

Make Connection One of Your Most Powerful Positive Parenting Tools

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Connection with kids can certainly be one of the most powerful positive parenting tools. This article talks about connection before correction.   An inquisitive 5 year old girl has an idea. “What would happen if I add water to our freshly mixed batch of homemade play dough?” she wonders. Her mom is busy folding clothes […]

10 Quick Positive Discipline Tips You Can Rely On

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Quick and effective positive discipline tips for frustrated parents. 10 simple methods of interacting with kids that work.   Positive discipline can be scary, especially if you were raised in a family where punishment and traditional discipline were the norm. However, research has proven that some of the more traditional discipline methods such as time-outs, […]

Print these powerful mantras for moms, and stay calm in the chaos.

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Kids can test our patience. Despite your best efforts at positive and gentle parenting, there are certainly days where our emotions get the best of us, and we might even snap. These powerful mantras can help. Reciting positive sayings, and reminding ourselves of why we need to remain calm, or rethink how we are viewing […]