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Dr. Laura Markham - How to Get Your Child to Listen to You. Great article on how to teach listening skills. Another thing I just assumed children would automatically know how to do.

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Pointing a Defiant Child to God

What do you do when she digs her heels in and says, "you can't make me"? Tips and ideas for dealing with a defiant child in the light of the cross.

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"My Child Won't Listen to Me!"

The reason WHY children flat out refuse to do what we ask them to do and a few tips to handle it.

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10 Simple Ways to Slow Down & Make Your Child's Day

10 Ways to Slow Down and Make Your Child's Day

The boy who was raised without toys. This website has some super good ideas! It talks about how less toys for children - especially electronic ones- can aid them in their development and keep them more easily occupied and content.

"Parents who don't really listen to their children tend to have children who really don't listen to their parents." [From 'Whispers Through Time: Communication Through the Ages and Stages of Childhood' available June 2013; 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages' by L.R.Knost now available]

an awesome list of activities based on age -- submitted by professionals -- even goes down to early infant! one of the best lists I have seen so far

Mothering From Scratchfrom Mothering From Scratch

how to stop your child's whining

how to stop your child’s whining - I like this idea!

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How to keep your child in their bed

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How to Raise a Low Media Child (Without Going Insane

Great post about how to raise a low-media child without going insane. Superb tips on setting up your child's play environment to encourage independent, creative, exploratory play. And awesome quote: "Active toys make passive kids. Passive toys make active kids." Love this.

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Time-In Discipline

If Time-Out isn't working to discipline your child -- try a TIME-IN! Great parenting tip!

Child's Speech and Language at birth-6 months: their development and how to shape their skills. From Playing with words 365.