Parenting Goals

  • Posted on Apr 25, 2019

6 Effective Parenting Goals: Connect More as a Family- Many parents want to connect more with their kids, but need to make that a priority in their life to really get to know them. When

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Childhood and Parenting

  • Posted on Sep 17, 2018

I recently heard a segment on NPR that talked about how childhood and parenting have radically changed in the past few decades. This has led to the point where far more children today struggle to

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Sibling Rivalry

  • Posted on Sep 17, 2018

I listened to a podcast and have been following this positive parenting coach online that offers a lot of cool tools and messages. Check out Wendy Snyder at  How to dissolve the power struggle

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Parenting tips

  • Posted on Apr 30, 2018

As Cooper is getting older, I’m trying to read up on more parenting books and blogs to help our family and other families I see at Kid’s First. I have come across one website recently

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Toddler Tantrums

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2017

  Parenting tips: How to improve toddler behavior Toddlers are infamous for tantrums and other behavior issues. To encourage listening and cooperation, follow these parenting tips.  Life can be frustrating for toddlers. Though eager to

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Fear Response

  • Posted on Nov 10, 2016

How would you like your child to react to a stressful situation?  Most parents reply ‘with confidence and calmness’.  No parent wants their kid to ‘freak out’ in a stressful situation.  How we model responses

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Positive Thoughts

  • Posted on Oct 14, 2016

MY pet peeve du jour…I am talking with a parent in the office and the child is simply not obeying. The dad turns to her and says, “If you don’t stop, then the doctor is

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