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Secrets of a Happy Morning Routine For Kids Part 3

Secrets of a Happy Morning Routine For Kids Part 3 Are you wishing for a Happy Morning Routine For Kids? In an earlier post, I shared some practical parenting tips for a Happy Morning Routine For Kids in Part 1. … Continue reading

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How To Maintain Consistent Discipline For Toddlers

How To Maintain Consistent Discipline For Toddlers As much as I would like to remain consistent, there are times when I want to throw discipline for toddlers out the window. My daughter is three years old, and I am completely … Continue reading

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Why Mothers Day Books Are Great Gifts

Why Mothers Day Books Are Great Gifts Mothers Day books are a great gift to give to the moms in your life.  Each year givers are challenged to come up with something special and original to honor their mothers.  It … Continue reading

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Parents Help Children Get Ready For Kindergarten

httpv://youtu.be/cLtT3q6OKrA Parents Help Children Get Ready For Kindergarten How can you help your child get ready for kindergarten?  Barbara Allisen has the answer.  I had a chance to chat with Barbara, a kindergarten teacher, author, and speaker.  She helps parents … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Moms Meet Up

httpv://youtu.be/TYjwKUTzKVk Entrepreneur Moms Meet Up One of the best things about attending professional conferences is meeting great people.  I realize that moms meet up with many different people, but when two entrepreneurial moms meet up, magic happens. One amazing mom … Continue reading

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Love Extravagantly While Disciplining Children

In this season of love, I encourage you to love your children extravagantly. By that, I don’t just mean being generous in giving gifts, words, time, acts, or cuddles as you are able. I mean love extravagantly with your commitment … Continue reading

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Permissive Parenting – Code For “Bad Parenting”?

Permissive Parenting is described as being emotionally connected to a child but not providing clear structure and boundaries. Boundaries are viewed as supportive, even essential, to a child’s development and self-regulation. On the continuum of parenting styles, it takes a … Continue reading

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Authoritative Parenting – Success With Authoritative Parenting

Authoritative Parenting is one of three parenting styles identified by developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind from her 1960s research on preschool-age children and their families. This parenting style has clear behavioral expectations and boundaries, considers a child’s emotional needs, and communicates … Continue reading

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No Gift Like The Present

After Friday’s events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, my children seem a little sweeter.  A little squabble among siblings over a candy cane is endearing compared to the violent events that just occurred.  Many people are grieving, not … Continue reading

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Peace, Practice, and Passion on the Playground

At the playground, my almost three year old toddler girl found an apparatus she had never encountered.  It was a series of six poles, each with a small circular platform to step on, secured to the ground with a chain … Continue reading

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