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Positive Parenting for Toddlers to Create Positive Teenagers

If you have been hearing the term “positive parenting” and wondering exactly what it means, you have come to the right place. Positive parenting is the belief that your kids want to have open communication with you, that you should listen to your children with an open mind and heart, that you set clear boundaries and limits for them, that you be consistent with discipline and rules, that you talk to your children in a rational manner about what you expect from them and that when there are disagreements they can be handled in a negotiation like way. This may sound like a crazy way to parent (after all our kids are not our equals, right?) but research shows that it really does work if the right amount of effort is put into it. Starting with the positive parent approach when your kids are just toddlers will make it easier […]

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Parenting Twin Toddlers: Tips for Allowing Separate Personalities to Grow

When parents find out they are having identical twins, they run out and buy identical everything; clothing, booties, blankets, furniture, etc. This is true even when they have a boy and a girl. With two girls/boys, they are matched up perfectly. With one boy and one girl, they are dressed to complement each other. While this is adorable when they are still wearing diapers and breast feeding, as they hit the toddler years it can become a problem. In fact, it can stunt their development.  Parenting twin toddlers can be fun and hard all at the same time. When they are dressed alike it can make things even worse for both you and them, even though it is cute! While raising identical twins is challenging, allowing them to develop separate personalities can be even harder. Even though they are twins, they are separate people and that is something that parents […]

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