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Support vs. Control: The 4 Classic Parenting Styles

Your parenting style is determined by how much control you assert on your children, and how supportive you are to their needs. Ultimately there...
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The Slow Parenting Style: Under Pressure and Craving a Slow Down

Slow parenting (also called simplicity parenting, free range parenting, and idle parenting) is a parenting style in which children are allowed to explore the...
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How Money Changes Your Parenting Style

While social status and wealth can afford children opportunities, letting children struggle and providing them time to bond with friends and family is also...
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How Parenting Styles Impact Children

Parenting styles have a profound effect on how a child developments. Researchers have conducted numerous studies assessing the impact of parenting styles on children. Authoritarian...
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Coping with Separation Anxiety: Tips That Build Trust with Your Child

Dealing with separation anxiety in a positive manner helps build a sense of trust and safety with your child . Your teaching them that...
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In Praise of Slowness: Parenting Books about Slowing Down

Carl Honoré, author of ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘In Praise of Slowness’, inspires parents to slow down and find the natural balance between too little...
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Penis, The Elephant: Speaking about Private Parts with Young Children

Help children establish a healthy, shame-free attitude about their bodies. Start simple by using appropriate names for body parts, rather than approaching the issue...
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Great Parenting Books for Makers to Picky Eaters

Parents rejoice!  From maker parents to picky eaters, the best parenting books inspire imaginative thinking, optimism, and fresh-ideas for child rearing. Sure, there's lots of kitsch...
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Your Play Personality and Why It Matters

Have you forgotten how to play? Discover your play personality, based on the book Play: How is Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and...
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How Dads Can Raise Kicking Daughters

Help your little girl develop into a confident and competent young woman by building a relationship with her built on solid communication. Fathers have a...



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