Category Archives: Cycles

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11 Best Tips For Parents to Stay Calm and Stop Yelling

Remember that time your child dropped your smart phone (or some other expensive item) in the toilet? Can your recall how you felt when you asked your son or daughter…

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Family Traditions and Rituals that Establish Bonds

This is a Guest Post by Rebecca Eanes, Author of “Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide.” The loving rituals and family traditions we experienced as children hold a special place in…

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How to Successfully Respond to ANY Child Behavior. Simply Do Your BEST.

What if there was one simple pattern of actions that would help us to positively impact almost any behavioral conflict that arises in our parenting? Would you be interested? There…

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Gentle Parenting Boundaries: Hold Your Ground, Firm and Kind

Mom, can I have one more drink of water before bed? Dad, will you read me another story? I want the blue cup! I’m not wearing my shoes. Dad, can…

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What to Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum In Public

You are at the end of a rather successful shopping endeavor when your 4 year old decides she is DONE. She drops to the floor and in a equally exhausted…

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Change Mealtime Woes Into Mealtime Wins!

Mealtime is a busy period of the day when schedules converge and stress is often high. Power struggles about refusing to sit at the table with the family, veggie battles,…

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Can EMDR Help Me Be a Happier, More Effective Parent?

It’s often hard to talk about struggles we have with our own children. We want to appear as if we’ve got this parenting thing all wrapped up. My biggest struggle…

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How to Decrease Sibling Fighting and Increase Love

“Ahhhhhh!” Berkeley screamed as he chased his older brother, Culyar, around the house. My oldest son ran just a few steps ahead of his little brother with a half smerky…

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The Ultimate Guide to Stop Yelling at Your Kids, By Amanda Reuters

Just Stop Yelling! That’s the new parenting battle cry. Parents are trying to stop, they feel guilty for doing it, but they often don’t know how or what to do…

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Sleep Better So They Can Live Happier

“Wow, that nap changed my life!” This is one of the funniest and most profound things my second son, Eli said over the holidays. We had been having the usual…

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