Taming Bad Attitudes
Our kids sometimes have bad attitudes because they are... well... human. Here are five tools to tame your child's disrespect.
Don't Be On Behavior Patrol; Parent The Whole Child
With lots of positive interactions, a love-based mindset, and a positive approach to changing behavior, you can keep your connection with your kids strong as you enforce your limits, correct off-track behavior, and guide them through childhood.
7 Ways to Stop Disrespectful Behavior
Disrespectful behavior is a normal response for an underdeveloped, reactive brain. Our response to this normal behavior, however, will determine whether a negative cycle ensues or our relationship is strengthened. When you must choose between showing...
How to Handle Meltdowns, Not Listening, and Backtalk
When it comes to parenting little ones, there seem to be three common parenting struggles: meltdowns, not listening, and talking back. This is a guide for addressing each in your home.
Why Mothers Can't Ignore Their Baby's Cries
Have you ever been advised to let your child cry? There is a reason it feels impossible.
The Connecting Magic of Family Traditions and Rituals
We are living in times where parents are working longer, kids are schooling longer, and everyone is glued to their devices when not working or schooling. Traditions have the power to bring us back to one another. Here are 10 traditions to start with ...
Punching Pillows Isn’t a Good Calming Strategy for Kids (Here’s What Is)
When it comes to calming strategies for kids, the internet has provided a vast array to choose from, but not all of them are backed by research. In fact, some of the most recommended tips - punching or screaming into a pillow and stomping feet, for e...
How About a Little Less Guilt This Summer
The memes are swirling again. “Your children are only little once” and “enjoy every second.” But when you’re struggling, these well-meaning sentiments land like a swift slap to the cheek. Here are 3 steps to blast through the shame and reclaim your ...
Calming Your Child's Fears On Their First Day of Kindergarten
If you notice that your child is having some fear and worry about the first day of Kindergarten, there are five things you can do to help calm their anxieties.
Rebecca Eanes is the bestselling author of Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, The Positive Parenting Workbook, and The Gift of a Happy Mother. She is the grateful mom of 2 boys.
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