Positive parenting

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

12 Things Parents Say (& 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 Your Toddler’s Mind

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

How Do You Resolve Toddler Problem Behaviors? Try 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! 8 Ways to Help Your Firstborn Prepare for a Newborn

Why, Why, Why Are Some 3-Year-Olds Always Asking "Why?"

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

The Power of Pause: In Praise of Calm

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

Positive Parenting: Alternatives to "No"

Get Your Groove On with a Superstar Dance Party

Teach Good Decision-Making Skills and Say Goodbye to Power Struggles

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 Them Become a Caring Adult

10 Good Ways To Give Back During the Holidays

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

Super Fun, Open-Ended Toys that Build Creativity & Imagination

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

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

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

Gifts from the Heart: 7 Meaningful Gift Ideas for Kids

Preparing Big Brother (or Sister) for a New Baby

Grow a Good Citizen: How to Teach Your Kids About Voting

Hug It Out! 10 Ways to Show Kids You Love ‘Em

Mama, There's a Monster Under My Bed! Banishing Bedtime Fears

Take a Breath: 5 Deep Breathing Exercises that Help Kids Get Calm

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