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One Size Does Not Fit All

Dobson.  Tripp.  Ezzo.  Pearl.  When I hear these names, I think of self-proclaimed parenting gurus.  They say they have the perfect formula to churn out the perfect child.  If you simply follow their plan, you’ll raise perfectly behaved, perfectly Godly, … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 3: Backtalk, Consistency and the United Front

Dulce de Leche has recently written some posts that fit well in the theme of this ‘Myth Busters’ series. They’re full of great ideas to add to our parenting toolboxes. Here are some snippets: Backtalk This was not a sign … Continue reading

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Nice to meet you…Einstein!

I was just reminded today how so many of the infuriating things kids do are just part of everyday learning. No matter how you baby-proof, children will find new, exciting (OK, hair-raising!) things to do in their environment. For example; … Continue reading

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Approximation of Behavior

Today Maximus sprayed sunscreen all over the dining room floor, the curio cabinet, and probably even got a little on himself. Hubby just sighed and said, ‘Let Daddy help next time, please Max’. Now personally this type of stuff makes … Continue reading

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