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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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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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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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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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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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