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Gently teaching children to eat healthy- Part II

So in my last post I briefly discussed why we shouldn’t force our children to eat. I’d like to elaborate on that a little today, as well as mention some things that have worked really well in my own home – and the homes of some other gentle mamas I spoke to- to get my daughter to eat well on her own. 838 more words

Gentle Discipline


We as a humanity have always had choice, free will, the ability to choose and decipher what we prefer. Simply by being in our physical bodies, we are given ‘choice’ although I believe it is fair to say many have never felt as though they have “wiggle room” in that area. 525 more words


I Am A Good Mum

Am a good mum when I ask you to make friends but

Am a great mum when I tell you bullying is not allowed in friendship. 340 more words


Mother's Day Writing Contest

Positive Parenting Blog is happy to announce a writing contest in honor of Mother’s Day!

Here’s the skinny:

Theme: Mothers & Memories

Do you have a memory that is especially meaningful to you, something hilarious or that touched your heart, changed the way that you look at the world or at those around you? 299 more words


Needs Inventory for Kids

Teaching children about their basic needs builds the foundation for them to understand their own behaviour, as well as the behaviour of others.  We can help our kids right from the start to understand that they are not “bad” when they engage in certain behaviours, but rather, that they are doing the best they can in the moment to meet their needs, and can learn how to manage themselves in a way that will work out better for them.   217 more words


Friendship - The Giving Tree

The Friendship Bank
Excerts from an article in the WSJ 9/23/2013

For 20 years, Christina Steinorth was happy to help one of her close friends with whatever she needed—last-minute baby sitting, a drive to work when her car was in the shop, countless hours of free marriage advice. 1,010 more words