Positive parenting

“He’s So Independent!” How to Encourage Self-Discipline in Your Kids

12 Common Parenting Phrases (& What Kids Really Hear When We Say Them)

To Build Confidence and Competence, Take Time to Explain

5 Habits of the Helicopter Parent

More Chores! To Raise Responsible Children, Give Them Responsibilities

Playdate Etiquette: The Quick Guide for Hosts

The Power of Understanding: See the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

10 Budget Birthday Party Ideas to Wow Their Little Minds

Master the Art of Kind AND Firm Parenting: 5 Positive Phrases to Try

"I Love Me!" 10 Ways to Build Your Child's Self-Esteem

Encouragement Feasts! A Great Idea to Give Love to the People You Love

Can You Teach Your Children About Money? This Father of Five Says, "Yes!"

11 (Totally Breakable) Rules for the Modern Playdate

Kids Invited to the Wedding? Help Everyone (Including You) Have a Great Time

Give Gratitude! 11 Wonderful Ways to Thank a Teacher for Being GREAT

How Do You Resolve Problem Behaviors? Ask Your Kids These Questions

Here's a Powerful Parenting Mantra: Before You Correct, Connect

Want Your Kids to Do Things Themselves (Without Being Told)? Try This.

Kids Always in Battle Mode? Here's How to Peacefully Restore the Peace

Resilient & Ready: What Military Families Can Teach Us All About Big Changes

Kids Fighting All the Time? 11 Ways to Stop the Squabbles and Build a Family Team

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Common Misbehaviors (That Are Totally Normal) at Every Age

Here Comes Another! 9 Ways to Help Your Firstborn Adjust to a New Baby

Why, Why, Why Do Some 3-Year-Olds Ask Why All the Time?

Oh No! How to Manage Your Toddler’s “No Phase”

Why Senseless, Silly Fun is Good for You. Plus, 10 Ideas for Free Family Fun

Still a Family: When Talking to Kids About Divorce, Put Their Needs First

Parents-in-Chief: Does Authoritarian Parenting Work?

"Why Do You Go to Work, Mommy?" Having the Job Talk

Loving Limits: What’s Wrong with Permissive Parenting?

Hugs and Love and Everything Nice: How to Fill Your Child's "Emotional Bank Account"

Connect with Courage: How to Help Children Cope with the Death of a Loved One

New Guidelines on Children's Sleep! Is Your Child Getting Enough? Are You?

In Praise of Calm: How to Put the Positive Power of Pause in Your Parenting Playbook

Positive Parenting: Managing Behavior with Less "No"

Get Your Groove On with a Superstar Dance Party

Let Your Child Make Her Own Choices...and Put the Power Struggles Behind You

The Attitude of Gratitude: 10 Ways to Cultivate Appreciation in Your Family

"No" Is Not a Bad Word: 7 Ways to Find the Positive Power of No

"But I WAAAANT It!" 7 Positive Ways to Handle the Holiday Gimmies 

Raise a Grateful Child—and Watch Her Become a Caring Adult

10 Good Ways Families Can Do Good During the Holidays

Joy-Filled and Frazzle-Free: This Holiday, Don’t Do It All

On Our Wish List: Toys That Make Playtime Super-Duper Fun

10 Things Today’s Kids Do (That Their Parents Didn’t)

Family History Fun: 20 Questions to Ask the Grans This Holiday

Love Is Crafty, Love Is Kind: Make a Holiday Gratitude Tree

Snuggle Science: Why Hugs Are Good for Your Brain and Your Family Bond

Give Thanks! 4 Powerfully Good Reasons to Keep a Gratitude Journal

The True Meaning of Thank You: How to Teach Heartfelt Manners to Your Kids

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