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iPad vs. child

For years now I’ve been exploring, questioning & writing about children & screens, especially around the time of Screen Free Week. Again, Screen Free Week… 1,025 more words


Discipline and Pre-School

My son, who is 3.5 years old, has in the last few weeks been having a lot of discipline related issues at preschool. He screams no for everything and yells back at the teachers and his friends and refuses to participate in any group activities. 978 more words


People Learn Best When They Feel Safe and Loved

Let’s delineate permissive parenting from Attachment Parenting.

Although I’m sure there are some AP adherents who also engage in overly permissive parenting, most APs practice what’s generally called either “positive discipline” or “gentle discipline” (I prefer gentle discipline, so that’s what I’ll call it here), which is an intentional method of discipline that seeks nonpunitive methods by which to set healthy and necessary boundaries for our children so as help them develop into functional, responsible, and self-disciplined adults. 1,057 more words

7 B's

Attachment Parenting All Grown Up: How AP Kids Turn Out

If you aren’t familiar with attachment parenting, it is a style of parenting often characterized by things such as co-sleeping, feeding on demand, quick response to baby’s cries, and gentle discipline.   1,312 more words

Life With Kids

Toddlers & Tantrums

Tantrums are killer. Sometimes I deal with them pretty well and sometimes I throw myself on the ground next to her because, literally… I have no idea what else to do. 505 more words

It's not okay.

This post is going to be short and to the point.
There was an incident in Florida that made it to the news a few weeks ago. 782 more words


The Natural Parenting Book That Will Transform Your Relationship With Your Toddler

The Kindle edition of Trust Me I’m a Toddler is usually sold at £6.60/$10.07, but is currently available at just £3.87/$5.87. I have not yet decided how long it will stay at this price so grab a copy now if you want to be guaranteed this price! 322 more words

Attachment Parenting