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How To Stop Your Child From Hitting Others | End Hitting Behavior 5 c’s ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years discipline siblings Feb 01, 2024

 

Amazing parents all strive to raise kind and compassionate children who treat others with respect.  However, it's not uncommon for young children to engage in rough behavior, such as...

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How To Prevent Sibling Rivalry ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself communication consequences consistency discipline relationships siblings Jan 17, 2024

 

 

This week, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Racial equality is supremely important, and in fact, I'm working on a very special post on the topic of helping to teach...

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Are You An Amazing Parent? You May be Surprised to Find the Answer is Yes! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline Sep 13, 2023

Have you ever heard me start a social media reel or a podcast or vlog episode by saying, “Hello, Amazing Parents!” and wondered if you’re in the right place?  Did you think...

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Gentle Yet Effective Discipline Using 3, 2, Thank You! 3 2 thank you! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline Sep 07, 2023

  

This post is the second in a special two-part series on 3, 2, Thank You! (see Parenting Through Choices for the first part).  This technique is one of my absolute favorite...

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Parenting Through Choices: Use 3, 2, Thank You! to Raise Good Decision Makers Who Follow Family Rules 3 2 thank you! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline siblings Aug 31, 2023

  

What do you do when your young child is testing their limits and refuses to do something you have asked of them?  That’s when you pull 3, 2, Thank You! out of your...

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Unconditional Positive Regard: The Key to Showing Your Child You Love Them Even When They Make Mistakes ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication discipline parenting philosophy relationships siblings Aug 17, 2023

 

How does your child know that you love them?  One day when they’re older, your child will reflect back on their childhood and remember all the times you told them you loved...

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How to Survive Dining Out With Your Kids 3 2 thank you! 5 c’s ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline eating routines Aug 10, 2023

How would you like a break from prepping dinner tonight?  Let somebody else do the cooking for a change - and the dishes too.  Take the family out to your favorite local family-friendly...

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What's Your Family Mantra? ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication discipline family mantra siblings Aug 03, 2023

Years ago, I heard a friend say to her child, who was on the verge of starting an altercation with their sibling, “Grace and courtesy.”  When I asked for the background story on...

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Remember to Make Your Parenting Fun ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself consequences discipline humor learning problem solving Jul 27, 2023

Today, I have a short story for you that highlights the importance of having a variety of tools in your parenting toolbelt from which to choose when your child throws you a curve ball.  At the...

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3, 2, Thank You! 3 2 thank you! ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline learning milestones May 18, 2023

How do you discipline your children?  Certainly, infants and very young children don’t need any discipline.  Instead, the focus at these ages is on modeling good behavior and...

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