Tag Archives: good parenting

Is Watching TV ACTUALLY Bad for Toddlers? What You Need to Know

I’m guilty. Even after hearing everyone tell me about how bad “screen time” is, I still let my not-quite-2-year-old daughter watch TV. I instinctively know it isn’t good, but sometimes it just fits so perfectly into your day. You’re trying to get something done.  They want to be entertained. And there’s this magical box (okay, we’re not in the 90’s anymore …

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How to Stop Toddler Whining: The ULTIMATE Guide to Your Sanity

One of the most challenging parts about raising a small, toddler-sized human has to be how to deal with the whining. Unfortunately, our kids are no longer babies, but they aren’t really old enough to fully communicate their feelings yet either. As a result, you get whining….sometimes….lots of whining. Admittedly, whining can be extremely taxing and hard to navigate as …

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What It Takes to Be a Good Parent: 11 Traits (#6 May Surprise You)

A lot of parents have anxiety over figuring out what it takes to be a good parent.  Especially new parents. It’s a tricky subject, because you don’t get a report card that tells you whether or not you’ve been a good parent.  There’s no master guidebook on how to be a good parent. The challenging part of it all is …

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