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Bad Ideas For Toddler Discipline

While we often think of discipline as necessary for older children, the truth is that parenting gets easier when we start early with a clear understanding of how to handle toddlers.  With many parents turning to the internet for help when dealing with child discipline...

Nurturing Your Childs Creativity

A growing source of concern is the lack of creativity parents and teachers are observing at home and at school. I receive many questions from parents wondering what they can do to nurture creativity. Here are a few simple guidelines that can help you ensure that your...

Nurture Optimism & Happiness

How to Nurture Optimism! Optimism and a generally positive outlook is perhaps the single best character trait to nurture in your children. Why? Because optimism works like a shield to protect and buffer children (and adults) from the negative impact of difficult and...

Summer Essentials: Rules vs. Wishes

Rules Establish Structure and Kids Need This A well implemented set of simple rules establishes a structure and rhythm at home, that actually helps reduce anxiety and calm children. Children need to a have a clear sense that someone is in charge, who knows what to do....

Terrific Parenting Answers To Common Parenting Questions

1. My son, age three, cries over everything. One could clearly label him a “cry baby”. Is this something he will grow out of or can we teach him to not cry over the drop of a hat. I’m worried once he starts school, his peers will make fun of him. Answer: The...