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Tired of Saying No? Tips for Positive Communication with Young Children

Speaking positively to young children helps parents model social skills, and avoid power struggles and meltdowns. Rather than saying  ' No ', try using those...
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Tiger Parenting: How Chinese Parents Raise Successful Kids

What exactly is the Chinese parenting style? For Amy Chua, it means no playdate, no sleepovers, only straight As, and playing the piano or...

4 Slow Parenting Books For Idle Parents, Free-Rangers, and Simplifiers

Parenting books written about the Slow Parenting styles -- Idle Parenting, Free Range Parenting, and Simplicity Parenting -- all advocate for less parental intervention...
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The Parental Salmon: When Good Parenting Means Ignoring the Trend

Sometimes the best parenting decision involves being the ‘parental salmon’ — swimming up-stream of the popular trend — in order to meet the best...
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Your Parenting Role Changes: Here’s How and When

As children grow and develop, so does your job as ‘parent’. Rather than a rigid view of parenting, parents can modify their expectations, adapting to...
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How Modern Parenting Styles Impact Motivation and Independence

Modern parenting styles -- Helicopters, Tiger Moms, Free-range Parenting, Slow Parents, and Attachment Parenting – are nothing new;  they all have their roots in...



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