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How we talk about gender can make a big difference.

How we talk about gender can make a big difference.

Sometimes kids are just rude, but that doesn't make them bullies.

Kids and bullying: Are we overusing the b-word?

Sometimes kids are just rude, but that doesn't make them bullies.

How to Get Your Kids to Leave You Alone - Mommiedaze- Really  funny and relatable.  Some good ideas!

How to Get Your Kids to Leave You Alone

How to Get Your Kids to Leave You Alone - Mommiedaze- Really funny and relatable. Some good ideas!

Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America, http://www.amazon.com/dp/025300117X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_UXS7ub00NXFYZ

Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America, http://www.amazon.com/dp/025300117X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_UXS7ub00NXFYZ

LOL! The Differences Between Men And WomenSeriously, For Real?

LOL! The Differences Between Men And WomenSeriously, For Real?

“I model positive body image by squishing my baby’s hands in my belly to make her laugh and telling my 4yo “good growing” when we do a weigh in at the dr office!” – Amber Beitzel

“I model positive body image by squishing my baby’s hands in my belly to make her laugh and telling my 4yo “good growing” when we do a weigh in at the dr office!” – Amber Beitzel

Are your toddler's tantrums driving you crazy? This parenting tip might just save you. Fantastic advice for when your kids are going through the "terrible twos"!

The Only Thing You Need to Survive the "Terrible Twos"

Are your toddler's tantrums driving you crazy? This parenting tip might just save you. Fantastic advice for when your kids are going through the "terrible twos"!

Teaching your toddler social skills. 15 steps to success. Dr. Laura Markham

Teaching your toddler social skills: 15 steps to success

Teaching your toddler social skills. 15 steps to success. Dr. Laura Markham

Hair Brushing is a Safety Issue. A really excellent perspective relating to Immy's hair brushing aversion. Teaching Imogen that her body is hers.

Hair Brushing is a Safety Issue. A really excellent perspective relating to Immy's hair brushing aversion. Teaching Imogen that her body is hers.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Shy Kids Labeling your child “shy” is not helpful. “On hearing this, a child feels something’s wrong with her, and this will make her feel more shy,” notes Dr. William Sears, who suggests using more accurate terms like “private” or “reserved,” which won’t make your child feel flawed.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Shy Kids Labeling your child “shy” is not helpful. “On hearing this, a child feels something’s wrong with her, and this will make her feel more shy,” notes Dr. William Sears, who suggests using more accurate terms like “private” or “reserved,” which won’t make your child feel flawed.

Resilience, Creativity and Optimism are some of the key traits of an entrepreneur, and it would be great for kids to acquire these skills early on. | THE UT.LAB | Get inspired to #STEPFORWARD *

Resilience, Creativity and Optimism are some of the key traits of an entrepreneur, and it would be great for kids to acquire these skills early on. | THE UT.LAB | Get inspired to #STEPFORWARD *

This week is both Feeding Tube Awareness Week and CHD Awareness Week (CHD  stands for congenital heart defect) so it seemed like a good time to share  some ways to help a family dealing with these issues—especially if they  have to spend a lot of time in the hospital with a sick kiddo. Both of  these topics are important to me since they have transformed the lives of  my best friends and their girl, who is fondly referred to as #MightyViolet.  (She's a strong and happy toddler now who…

10 Ways to Support a Family with a Baby in the Hospital {CHD Awareness Week}

This week is both Feeding Tube Awareness Week and CHD Awareness Week (CHD stands for congenital heart defect) so it seemed like a good time to share some ways to help a family dealing with these issues—especially if they have to spend a lot of time in the hospital with a sick kiddo. Both of these topics are important to me since they have transformed the lives of my best friends and their girl, who is fondly referred to as #MightyViolet. (She's a strong and happy toddler now who…

7 Ways You're Hurting Your Daughter's Future  "Children start to understand gender roles starting at 30 months, and start developing social prejudices–including gender-based prejudices–starting in preschool. The us-versus-them mentality reaches its apex between 5 and 7 years of age before slowly waning."  @Ashley Walters Toth

7 Ways You're Hurting Your Daughter's Future

7 Ways You're Hurting Your Daughter's Future "Children start to understand gender roles starting at 30 months, and start developing social prejudices–including gender-based prejudices–starting in preschool. The us-versus-them mentality reaches its apex between 5 and 7 years of age before slowly waning." @Ashley Walters Toth

It happens to every child in one form or another – anxiety. As parents, we would like to shield our children from life’s anxious moments, but navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years to come. In the...

49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

It happens to every child in one form or another – anxiety. As parents, we would like to shield our children from life’s anxious moments, but navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years to come. In the...