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How to Correct Your Child’s Behavior with Behavior Boot Camp

It is normal and common for children to test boundaries and try to get away with things they know aren’t allowed. Consistency is one of the most important things in parenting, and often times it can be the most challenging. Knowing that consistency is important and actually BEING consistent are two very different things. There …

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12 Things to Remember When Correcting Your Child (guest post)

Things to Remember When Correcting Your Child Today we have a guest post from Valerie at Chronicles of a Babywise Mom. Val has been one of my favorite blogs to read for everything related to parenting as far back as I can remember. I’m so honored that she’s sharing her wisdom on my blog today! …

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Siblings Fighting: How to Prevent it and the Best Way to Respond

Siblings fighting. Every parent will tell you that even the best-behaved children will fight with their siblings. It’s inevitable to get annoyed with people that you spend so much time around. Even though there is no foolproof way to prevent your children from fighting with each other, you can certainly do things to minimize it. …

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How We Started Independent Playtime and the Amazing Results

Independent playtime is something I did with my first, Theo from the beginning, even though I didn’t really know it was a ‘thing.’ My instincts just told me that it’s good for children to learn to entertain themselves; it’s good for them to be bored sometimes because that stimulates creativity. So although I encouraged him …

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Why We Let Our Toddler Watch TV

Today’s guest post is from Katrina at Mama’s Organized Chaos.  We’ve had many conversations about screen time recently, and I think she has fantastic points on letting toddlers watch TV. You can find me over at Let’s Be Brave. When Caroline was about 1.5 years old, I really started TRYING to get her interested in …

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How to Help Children Deal with Big Transitions

Most children are very apprehensive about change, which is understandable. They’ve lived most of their short lives a certain way and when things change, it seems as if their entire world has been thrown upside down. While fear of transition in children is normal, it also can be frustrating in the midst of things because things must get …

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Guilt as a Twin Mom and How to Overcome it

When you have twins, most everything you experience with them will be double, both the good and bad. Double the kisses, snuggles, photo ops, first steps, first smiles… it’s truly amazing. But there’s also double the diapers, laundry, middle of the night wake-ups, sickness, and guilt.  Double guilt.  That’s something I didn’t think about prior …

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

As the school year approaches, you are probably wondering how to prepare your child for preschool. While all children respond to situations differently, it’s very likely that a transition this big will cause some anxiety for your child.  This doesn’t mean that they aren’t ready for preschool, simply that you need to be proactive in …

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In Defense of Boys: The Most Wonderful Thing About Being a Boy Mom

When I found out I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I both hoped for a baby girl.  There is something so magical about tiny pink shoes, lavender onesies, and the vast array of bows.  I walked through clothing aisles and was brought to tears in the girl’s department.  So. Many. Tiny. …

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