Sharing Sunday

Sharing Sunday

Parenting
Happy Sunday, Sharing four articles today, a range of topics from reading, crying to potty issues. For the upcoming week, I will be posting a lovely and insightful interview with Kelly Bartlett who is a fellow Positive Discipline Parenting Educator, some ideas to enhance cooperation and how to deal with messy messy play!   From Boston.com The poop wars: why Miralax is just a band-aid  From Aha!Parenting Raise a Child Who Loves to Read From Parenting from Scratch To Help Kids Process Emotions, Ask, “How Was That?”  From The Guardian Should you allow your baby to cry at night - or should you give in? If you missed it, here is the weekend challenge: Moving Beyond Perfection   Wishing you a wonderful day! Peace & Be Well, Ariadne I'm joining Authentic Parenting and Hobo…
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Sharing Sunday

Sharing Sunday

Parenting
It's Sunday again! If I needed any more reasons to believe that positive and gentle discipline works,  flying with three children this past week was it.  We traveled to see the grandparents and I was so grateful that all three children did wonderfully on the flights. It's a bit nerve wracking to juggle three kids and all their needs at the airport, in the confines of the airplane itself..we took time for training before we left (which is an awesome positive discipline tool read more in the link) and we had a family meeting before each flight too. I was convinced before, but it's always nice to have a reminder, that extra reassurance, that this positive parenting stuff really does work even in potentially stressful situations!   But it's Sunday, so enough…
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Sharing Sunday

Sharing Sunday

Parenting
It is sharing Sunday again, this week I am sharing some links related to preschoolers, mindfulness and finding more joy in parenting. Happy Reading! "Imagine kindness and compassion driving the way we raise our children and treat others! How would this happen? It happens when the adults in the lives of children become mindful themselves." Check out this Fantastic article from Dr. Louis A. Tenaglia Dionna from Code Name Mama & Natural Parents Network recently shared a great collection of 13 Ideas to Gently Manage Separation Anxiety in Preschoolers. Clare from Free Your Parenting shared this personal account on helping her daughter overcome nervousness when facing new activities and the importance of supporting our children without forcing participation. If you are feeling bogged down by to-do lists or “should’s and…
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