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Don’t Take Your Child’s Feelings Personally

"To avoid the emotional exhaustion that follows in the wake of telling my child "No," I try to remember three things: 1. They’re his feelings, not mine. He is capable of handling them, just as I am capable of handling my own feelings. I do not need to try to fix them. 2. I am not the cause of his feelings. I will take care of my kids by meeting their needs on a regular basis–this means setting limits, ensuring safety, and nourishing them physically and emotionally.

5 Activities to Help Children Develop Emotional Control

Recognizing feelings and learning what to do with them - here are five activities to help children develop emotional control.

Put a coffee filter in the bottom of your child's potty and you have an easy clean up for a #2. So smart!!

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Impulsivity

How to Help Your Fall-Apart Child...Pull It Together

How do you help a child who often falls apart? Here are several ways a mom can encourage her child to pull it together and grow strong.

Every Moment Counts

"Every moment counts, but its the repetition of moments that make neural connections stronger (or a lack thereof that prunes them out). The key is to repeat the moments we want as often as we can."

Understand gross motor skills and your child’s development: | 23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents

23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents

Understand gross motor skills and your child’s development: | 23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents

How to Raise Your Kids to Be Kind, According to Science

Check out this surefire trick for raising your kids to be kind and caring. Plus a free printable to use with your kids at home!