Exploring the Most Popular Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Children

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Parenting is a complex and rewarding journey that involves shaping the lives of our children. As parents, we often find ourselves seeking the most effective ways to nurture and guide our kids. One crucial aspect to consider is our parenting style, as it can significantly influence our children’s development, behavior, and overall well-being.  In this […]

9 Things You Might Not Think to Tell Your Child But Should

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I think it’s normal for parents to forget to inform their kids of what’s going on at any given point. We go through life addressing finances, marital struggles, bouts of depression, vacation plans, political opinions, etc. and don’t think to include our kids in on what’s happening. Not only can this cause a lot of […]

Don’t Give in to Your Child’s Demands, Try This Instead

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Sometimes in parenting, we make choices based on our child’s reaction or our convenience. Do you ever give in to your child’s whining or complaining because you just want it to stop? Or what about when you’re in public, and you don’t want to ignite a temper tantrum in the middle of the grocery store? […]

5 Gentle Parenting Responses For After You’ve Yelled At Your Child

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Parenting isn’t always roses. There will be times when it all piles up — the dog pees on the carpet, you haven’t slept, your toddler is throwing his breakfast across the floor, and everything goes wrong all at once. You end up losing your cool. Perhaps more often than you like. Aside from doing internal […]

40 Easy And Cute Hairstyles For Girls with Video Tutorials

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Looking for a new hairstyle for your little girl? We’ve rounded up some of the best hairstyles for girls that are easy to style at home, including variations of braids, buns, ponytails, twists, and so much more.  Why styling your daughter’s hair is good for your relationship. Brushing and styling your daughter’s hair can create […]

15 Phrases to Say at Bedtime That Fill Your Child’s Cup

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Every parent knows the instance when you’ve done ALL the things — tucked your kids in, sang the song (thrice), prayed the prayer, got the water, had them pee, and still. STILL. As you leave their rooms, you hear, “Hey Mommy, what’s the meaning of life?” Yes, we’ve all been there. Staring into the wide-awake […]

How to NOT Raise a People-Pleaser Child or be One Yourself

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None of us start our parenting journey with the objective to raise a people pleasing child. But often, our good-intentioned desire to raise kind and grateful humans can lead to raising kids who often ignore their own needs or do unhealthy things to make others like them, including us as parents. Now, most of us […]

9 Ways to Fix Sibling Rivalry for Good

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Ahhhh, sibling rivalry. There is nothing quite like it. All at once, it can bring a home’s atmosphere down and spark chaos. ”He stole my lightsaber.” “Those toys are mine!” “He’s looking at me funny.” As a mom of two young kids, I can tell you that nothing puts a damper on the day like […]

9 Logical Responses For When Your Child Has a Meltdown or Tantrum

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One of the most challenging parts of parenting is that your kids will experience some big emotions which sometimes translate to meltdowns and tantrums that involve screaming, hitting, wailing, biting, or worse. And how you deal with your child’s tantrums will not only build trust in your relationship with them, but it will establish an […]

Good Moms Meet These 10 Essential Needs of Their Kids

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How to be a good mother. Every day, all over the world, moms have a lingering thought in the back of their minds — Am I a good mom? Yes, with motherhood comes a need in most of us to be the best. But there is no perfect mother. And even though we know deep down that […]