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Mindset from the Beginning Is a Powerful Thing

“Don’t ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. Ask them what problems they want to solve. This changes the conversation from who do I want to work for to what do I need to learn in order to be able to do that.”

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Why Does My Child Lie?

Dear Groovy Mama,
My six year old daughter lies. I don’t know why. She makes up stories. She has a hard time admitting when she has done something wrong. 1,702 more words

Parenting

20 Ways to praise your child..

A little something positive for today :)

Needing a bit of inspiration to find some words to praise your child? Here is a quick list I have compiled of some helpful ways to tell your child how important they are. 30 more words

Coping

The Rubber Band Method of Disciplining Children

“Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.” – Bill Ayers…

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Parenting Articles

I was hit and I didn't turn out fine. 

Whenever I tell someone I practice gentle parenting, I’m met with a snicker and “I was hit as a kid and I turned out fine!” 659 more words

Family

Psychologists Say That Children Develop Better When We Let Them Be Bored

“I’m bored, Mum!”

“Dad, there is nothing for me to do!”

These simple phrases from our children have the power to grab our attention, and for most of us, the first thought that comes to mind is to help them “solve” their problem right away. 1,034 more words

Parenting Articles

Spanish van life.

We are currently on a road trip in the west of Spain. Having taken the Plymouth to Santander crossing we made our way along the coast and are now pottering around somewhere in the region of Cabo Fisterra. 597 more words

Family