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Helping Kids Process Their Emotions Free From Shame

Have you ever heard another adult tell a child who is crying to stop crying? Maybe they lead with something like, “What are you, a baby?” Oof. Most of us cringe to think these things are being said to children (and they are) but are we aware of the more subtle...

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Growing a Growth Mindset: The Big Life Journal

Parenting is hard.  I am 17 years into the raising of humans, and of this one thing I am absolutely certain. I will NEVER get it "right". The good news is this: getting it "right" is no longer my goal.  GROWING A GROWTH MINDSET Today I had the pleasure of chatting...

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When Your Child Won't Stop Crying!

The next time your little one is losing it over something you think is silly (like maybe they asked you for a banana but not a PEELED banana, and, well, you peeled it! Who knew this could cause such pain and upset, right?!? but they are kids – not mini...

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How To Get Kids to Listen Without Yelling

You’re  talking, but nobody’s listening. You feel like the teacher in that Snoopy cartoon. Waaa -waaa-waaa-waaa-waaa. You’ve been nice. You’ve been patient. You’ve repeated yourself no less than three times and YOU. ARE. DONE. You think to yourself: ‘Why won’t they just do what I ask them to do?!’ ‘I could have never...

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