No-Cry Discipline

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Teach your Kids to Embrace the Rain

Teach your Kids to Embrace the Rain

I’m a fair-weather kind of girl. A few raindrops or a flurry of snowflakes and I head inside. I’ve always been that way, and I admit I’ve missed out on a few things because of it. When I became a mother, I decided to raise my kids to accept – and even enjoy – all kinds of weather. I invested in rain gear, snow boots and hats, and kept the kids warm and dry no matter the temperature.

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Control Anger Before it Controls You

Control Anger Before it Controls You

Our children bring us incredible joy. They can make us laugh and fill our hearts with love. Yet, those same children can bring out the anger in us. It’s never a time we look back on with pride – and we’re often regretful and ashamed after the fact. But getting angry at your children is a perfectly human and normal response to the complicated, often stress-filled job of parenting.

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Tantrums & Whining: 13 Helpful Ideas to Prevent Them

Tantrums & Whining: 13 Helpful Ideas to Prevent Them

There are times when you can prevent a child from losing control of their emotions. If you modify the situation that leads up to a meltdown you can often bypass it completely. Here are some things can help prevent tantrums and whining.

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The Hidden Reason for Whining, Fussing and Tantrums

The Hidden Reason for Whining, Fussing and Tantrums

Most often, the Big Three – whining, fussing and tantrums – are caused by a child’s inability to express or control their emotions. They have huge feelings bottled up inside and they don’t know how to deal with them. This is further complicated by the influence of other people’s demands and external conditions.

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Quarantine & Pandemic Behaviors in Children

Quarantine & Pandemic Behaviors in Children

The past few months have been hard on everyone, adults and children alike. Disruptions to normal schedules and routines, plus changes to the world at large with social distancing and mask-wearing. 

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Angry Parent? 10 Helpful Ways to Feel More Peaceful

Angry Parent? 10 Helpful Ways to Feel More Peaceful

Children are built to test our patience on a regular basis, but it is our responsibility as their parents to keep our cool and avoid turning into an angry parent. No one is perfect, and we all have our moments, but these strategies will help you maintain your parenting composure more often than not.

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