10 Phrases to Keep Handy When Raising a Strong-Willed Child
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10 Phrases to Keep Handy When Raising a Strong-Willed Child

Inside: Learn 10 powerful ways to communicate with your strong-willed child. Plus, my number one secret for raising a strong-willed child and gaining the cooperation you truly want. When my dad was a little boy he used to hold his breath until he passed out. And my grandmother would call the doctor–mind you this was the 1950s–and the…

How to Turn Your High Energy 3 Year-Old Into a Better Listener
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How to Turn Your High Energy 3 Year-Old Into a Better Listener

Inside: A simple strategy when your 3 year is out of control, ignoring you and flat out not listening. Post contains affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. I was awake for only 15 minutes, and I was already dealing with…

How to Stop a Power Struggle in Public without Bribing, Threatening or Yelling
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How to Stop a Power Struggle in Public without Bribing, Threatening or Yelling

I don’t know why a trip to the grocery store with my oldest always results in a public temper tantrum, but it does. For the longest time, he would exhibit something close to a mental breakdown over the kiddie shopping carts. Whomever invented those is the bane of my existence. My son is a strong-willed…

The Key to Helping a Perfectionist Child Is The Opposite of What You’d Think
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The Key to Helping a Perfectionist Child Is The Opposite of What You’d Think

Inside: Learn simple tools to help your perfectionist child learn to try again without nagging or fighting. Many approaches to helping a child with perfectionism don’t work, but THIS does. Post may contain affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. It…

Kids Talking Back? Stop the Sass, Create Peace with Two Techniques.
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Kids Talking Back? Stop the Sass, Create Peace with Two Techniques.

Inside: Whether you’re dealing with a 3 year-old talking back, a 4 year-old talking back or a 12 year-old talking back, these two powerful techniques are simple and can completely change the dynamics with your child. About a year ago, I was going through my perpetual scroll of Facebook when I came across something that stopped…