No-Cry Discipline

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How to Instantly Stop a Child from Whining

How to Instantly Stop a Child from Whining

Has a child EVER stopped whining because a parent said, “Stop whining!”? I doubt it!

A demand or a plea won’t stop the whining. And telling a child what not to do rarely works. What does work? Modeling and coaching.

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The Power of Distraction: End Fussing, Whining or Bickering in 5 Seconds or Less!

The Power of Distraction: End Fussing, Whining or Bickering in 5 Seconds or Less!

Children can easily be distracted when a new or more interesting activity is suggested. If your child is whining or fussing, try viewing it as an “activity” that your child is engaged in. Since children aren’t very good multi-taskers (they tend to focus on one thing at a time) you might be able to end the unpleasant activity with the recommendation of something different to do.

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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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