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5 Tips To Help You Survive As A Highly Sensitive Parent

Accepting your highly sensitive traits will help you be a better parent.

Accepting your highly sensitive traits will help you be a better parent.

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We Need To Talk About Body Image With Our Kids Early And Often​

Here are a few ways we can help kids develop a healthy body image.

The media and the fashion industry overwhelmingly continue to promote a body type that’s not realistic. We need to talk to about body image with our kids.

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How To Bring Your Children To Visit Someone In Hospice Care

Use these tips to prepare your children for the precious time left they have with loved ones in hospice care.

Use these tips to prepare your children for the precious time left they have with loved ones in hospice care.

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The Importance Of Letting Your Child Develop Interests Organically

So, how do we foster our children’s independence? By letting them develop their interests organically.

Yes, you ARE pushing your child, whether you want to acknowledge it or not.

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Attachment Parenting Wrecked Me

"Attachment parenting is an easy thing to get wrapped up in and it’s an easy thing to feel like you’ve failed at, primarily because there are defined and demanding benchmarks."

It is understood that to effectively and officially attachment parent your child, you need to hit all the markers, check all the boxes, and do it without dissolving into a crying mess on the floor when your baby won’t stop crying and you only slept for two hours and you have to go to the supermarket because you’re out of coffee, but you shouldn’t even be DRINKING coffee and you’re the worst mother in the world.

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Deluded vs. Actual Parenting: Things I Said I Would Never Do (And Then Did)

I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” And all of the other parenting things I said I would never do and then totally did!

I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” And all of the other parenting things I said I would never do and then totally did!

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Ask Erin!: How Do I Deal With Feeling Isolated As A Single Parent?

I need help dealing with isolation as a single parent. This is my first Christmas, since splitting from my ex-husband. He left when my son was 7 months old, almost a year ago, for another woman.

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My Kid Said “I Hate You” And That Means I’m Doing Something Right

Best. Job. Ever.

As the mother of a 12-year-old boy, I knew this day would come. And it came sooner than I thought it would. My kid said, "I hate you" to me.

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8 Things You Must Never Do When Raising Boys

Even the most well-intentioned parents sometimes make mistakes in how they raise their kids.

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The 10 Signs That Your Child Is A Brat

Though raising a child today is tough, I strongly believe that all of us, parents and otherwise, must take responsibility for ensuring that children are not brought up to be unruly.

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