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As I wait at Target, a young couple pushes a stroller in the line behind me. I peer at the tiny sleeping newborn, his fingers curled up near his ruddy face. The lady behind the couple asks. “Is this your first?” They nod proudly. ”Just wait…” she snorts, and then follows with a comment about unruly teenagers. We seem to live in a country overrun by a great lot of negative naysayers when it comes to parenting.

How parents can practice waiting and be great models for their children. #parenting #language #development

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Baby's First Words

Baby's First Words... I can't wait!

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Teaching Kids About Money with Spend Save Give Jars

PARENTING | Teaching kids about money with DIY "Spend," "Save," and "Give" jars

Morning Prayer - Calligraphy Art Plaques & Inspirational Gifts by Michael Noyes

The Kid Counselor™from The Kid Counselor™

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids

10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive. #10 is something my kids (and I!) need to work on.

Dirt & Boogersfrom Dirt & Boogers

20 Parenting Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

This post has so many resources. Power struggles, manners, tantrums, lying, and more. Pinning for later! Never know what may come up! raising children, kids, #kids parenting

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Two Sneaky Tips To Get Your Kids To Go To Sleep --- Fast!

Got a special project to do? Need an at-home date with your spouse? Wan to make an important phone call? Those moments you need your kids to go to sleep fast. Here are two sneaky tips to get it done! #parenting #kidsandsleep #bedtime

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Why Is It That Routines Are so Important to Kids Anyway?

Why are routines so important to kids? Especially young ones? Such good information shared.

Jules & Cofrom Jules & Co

5 Second Fixes to be a Better Mom Today

Click through to get the free printable list! What do you do with a day that seems to go all wrong? Turn your day around with these quick tips to be a better mom in the small moments! Take 5 seconds to show your kids they are valued and loved in your home.

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How Being Not Quite Perfect Makes you A Good Parent

How Being Not Quite Perfect Makes you A Good Parent picklebums.com

Creative With Kidsfrom Creative With Kids

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Kids - Eighteen years after my dad died, I can still hear him, when I get too serious saying, "Lighten up, Lissy!" And in moments of complete self doubt and embarrasment, I bolster myself by thinking of him singing, "Oops, you made a mistake, and you're beautiful to me." To this day I can hear...

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Daddy and Me Cassette and Ipod Shirt Set (Or Mommy and Me)

Old school and new school, together at last #parenting

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4 Reasons You Need to Wake Up Before Your Children

I used to be a morning person...until I had kids! Love this inspiration for waking up before your children do. #parenting

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