The Importance of Creating I Love You Signals for Your Children
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The Importance of Creating I Love You Signals for Your Children

I love you signals are a great way to connect with your child in a way other than verbally. In my experience, my child beams when they see me make our I love you sign from across the room. I want to encourage you to make up your own I love you sign language with…

Bad Behavior Does NOT Mean Bad Kid
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Bad Behavior Does NOT Mean Bad Kid

What comes to mind when you think about a child having good behavior?  How about bad behavior?  You may visualize scenes that have played out in your own household when you believe your child has bad behavior.  Unfortunately, labeling children good kids or bad kids is very socially acceptable and part of our culture. If…

Over 100 Proven Tips For Raising Boys: What A Boy Needs From His Parents
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Over 100 Proven Tips For Raising Boys: What A Boy Needs From His Parents

As a mother of 2 boys, when I see anything that has a title something to do with raising boys, I usually scan to see if it has any information that I need to add to my #boymama tool belt. If it does, I file it in hopes of someday getting to read and use it…

25 Reasons All Children Should Be Listening to Music
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25 Reasons All Children Should Be Listening to Music

Children LOVE listening to music.  If there’s a child who doesn’t love music, then I’m going to argue that they haven’t met their hearts match where music genre is concerned Born to Dance Did you know that humans are born to dance?  Researchers have found that babies prefer to listen to the beat of music over…

21 MORE Ways to Say I Love You to Your Child by Showing It
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21 MORE Ways to Say I Love You to Your Child by Showing It

A child who feels loved and cherished thrives.  Psychiatrist, Dr. Charles Raison said, “One generation of deeply loving parents would change the brains of the next generation, and with that, the world.”  With that in mind, I wanted to provide parents with a way to say I Love You to your child through your actions….

21 Ways to Say I Love You to Your Child
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21 Ways to Say I Love You to Your Child

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about how mothers want their children to remember them. I’ve read a lot of answers people gave when asked: How did your parents show love?  Of course, I then started to consider how I want Jock and Luke to remember me.  Not that I hadn’t thought of it before,…

9 Shocking Facts About Your Child’s Prefrontal Cortex Development That Will Change How You Treat Them (Sample Language Included)
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9 Shocking Facts About Your Child’s Prefrontal Cortex Development That Will Change How You Treat Them (Sample Language Included)

Have you heard talk of your child’s prefrontal cortex area of the brain? Maybe you have.  Maybe you haven’t, but I’m willing to bet, your child’s prefrontal cortex development has played a role in some of your frustrations. Have you wished you didn’t have to repeat yourself so often to your children? Has your child ever…

4 Simple But Effective Ways for Connecting With Your Child
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4 Simple But Effective Ways for Connecting With Your Child

Do you ever wonder why your child doesn’t listen to your instructions? What if I told you it is possible for them to listen the first time you speak.  It is possible for you to build a strong bond with your child. Connecting with your child has to be a priority.  Your children, like adults, don’t care…

20 Drop-Off Habits That Ease Separation Anxiety in Toddlers
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20 Drop-Off Habits That Ease Separation Anxiety in Toddlers

Have you ever had to leave your child while they were crying and hollering, “Mama or Dada”, arms straight out towards you?  Are you overcome by guilt as you walk away knowing your child is in distress? This has got to be one of the hardest things for parents to go through. Know that you…