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35 Phrases For Encouraging Cooperation Between Child and Parent

35 Phrases For Encouraging Cooperation Between Child and Parent

Positive Parenting focuses on cooperation and solutions.  The following phrases encourages your child and you to work together. Bonus: The more cooperation, the less likely you are to encounter power struggles with your child. One component of encouraging cooperation is attuning ourselves to the needs and ideas of our children and finding ways to incorporate… Continue Reading

Help! My Toddler is so Clingy.

Help! My Toddler is so Clingy.

Some days  it can feel like toddlers  wake up, walk by a giant container of glue and decide to stick themselves right onto us for the rest of the day.  On these days, to manage even just a quick dash to the bathroom alone can be a difficult sometimes tear filled process. Let’s be honest,… Continue Reading

Help! My Tot Will Not Let Me Brush Her Teeth!

Help! My Tot Will Not Let Me Brush Her Teeth!

Welcome to the April 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids and Personal Care Does your toddler like or dislike brushing teeth? This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared stories, tips, and struggles relating to their… Continue Reading

Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Wondering what jobs your child can do around the house? With a little bit of help, children can do just about any task around the house and as they grow they can become more and more capable of carrying out these taks independently. Having children help with just one to three tasks is a great way to get started. Continue Reading

This One Life Together

Welcome to the July Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Philosophy This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared their parenting practices and how they fit in with their parenting purpose. Please read to the end to… Continue Reading

Rewind, Recharge, Refocus.

Rewind. Recharge, Refocus. One peaceful strategy to avoid a tantrum. Most days our house wakes up to smiles and cuddles.  Other times it all goes well until the one and only beloved “stripy” T-shirt turns out not to be dry thus throwing a wrench into one pre-schoolers’ plans. A grumpy growl face then instigates the… Continue Reading