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Practical Parenting

Collection by Lauren Gaines | Inspired Motherhood • Last updated 4 weeks ago

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Parenting isn't easy. Here is a collection of parenting tips, encouragement for moms, and positive parenting tools. Tips to help your baby sleep at night, raise kind children and promote healthy eating habits in kids.

Lauren Gaines | Inspired Motherhood
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The Secret Reason Your Toddler is Struggling to Follow Directions

Do you have a toddler who doesn't listen and can't seem to follow directions? Before you discipline their strong willed behavior read this!

Want to save time picking up toys every day? Take the minimalist toys approach and reduce clutter in your home. Find out why this is a great approach to take with your kids and how you can easily have a minimalist kids room Minimalist Kids, Minimalist Lifestyle, Minimalist Living, Toddler Toys, Kids Toys, Toy Storage Solutions, Toy Organization, Organizing Ideas, Temporary Wallpaper

8 Reasons to Take a Minimalist Approach to Toys

I’m willing to bet that everyone has at least one junk drawer at home. You know what I’m talking about, the place where you stash extra pens, post-its, batteries, keys, stamps, paperclips and more. The

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When You Kid Says They "Don't Like" A Food, You Should Say This..

Does your kid claim to "not like" many foods? Don't miss exactly what to say the next time they declare they don't like a food...

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The Secret Reason Your Toddler is Struggling to Follow Directions

Do you have a toddler who doesn't listen and can't seem to follow directions? Before you discipline their strong willed behavior read this!

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The Secret Reason Your Toddler is Struggling to Follow Directions

Do you have a toddler who doesn't listen and can't seem to follow directions? Before you discipline their strong willed behavior read this!

Books are a great way to teach your children! Find a list of 20 books to teach your child important social skills, empathy, how to overcome fear and more. Read books together to build their emotional intelligence! Emotional Books, Social Emotional Learning, Fun Activities For Toddlers, Learning Activities, Social Skills For Kids, Affirmations For Kids, Practical Parenting, Best Children Books, Secret To Success

The BEST 20 Kid's Books to Teach Vital Social Emotional Skills

A former school psychologist recommends 20 books to teach elementary age children social emotional skills such as coping with worry and respecting others.

an Anxious Child Sleep Helping an Anxious Child Sleep Tools and Tips to help your kid fall asleep quickly at bedtime!Helping an Anxious Child Sleep Tools and Tips to help your kid fall asleep quickly at bedtime! Kids Sleep, Baby Sleep, Child Sleep, Bedtime Kids, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Hacks, Single Parenting, Peaceful Parenting, Kids Falling

Helping an Anxious Child Sleep

Bedtime has got to be the hardest part of the day. You’re exhausted. They’re not. (Or at least that’s the official party line.) The end of your day is in sight but so far out of reach. This is especially true when your child deals with anxiety about bedtime. Unfortunately, there are no simple quick fixes [...]

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Make Consequences Work Without Time-Outs or Counting 1-2-3

How to discipline a child that's fair & reasonable. A healthy 5-step discipline strategy for dealing with negative behavior in kids.

Must read books for preschool and toddler age children! Teach them social skills and social emotional skills with these 20 books recommended by a school psychologist. Practical Parenting, Gentle Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Emotional Books, Social Emotional Learning, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists

The BEST 20 Kid's Books to Teach Vital Social Emotional Skills

A former school psychologist recommends 20 books to teach elementary age children social emotional skills such as coping with worry and respecting others.

Highly Sensitive Child: If you feel your parenting skills are demanding extreme reactions from your child, maybe it’s time to do a reality check. Read on to know if your child is highly sensitive and what you need to do to handle him with care. Parenting Classes, Parenting Books, Gentle Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Plan, Parenting Quotes, Foster Parenting, Peaceful Parenting, Parenting Styles

Highly Sensitive Child - Signs, Habits & Parenting

Do you need few tips to handle a highly sensitive child?A sensitive children have to be handled with care.Read tips on parenting the highly sensitive child.

How to create a sibling bond that lasts! Family is everything! Do you want to encourage a strong and loving sibling relationship? Here are 5 secret ways to do this from a fellow mom and school psychologist. #friendship #family #familylife #momlife Practical Parenting, Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Sibling Fighting, Sibling Relationships, Feeling Left Out, New Sibling, Older Siblings, Family Units

5 Secrets to Encourage a Loving & Strong Sibling Relationship

Family is everything! Do you want to encourage a strong and loving sibling relationship? Here are 5 secret ways to do this from a fellow mom and school psychologist. Help children create a lasting sibling bond.

Our thoughts, behavior and feelings are all connected. If we want to change our feelings or change our behavior we can do this by changing our thoughts. A powerful way to stop yelling at your kids and become a more patient mom. #motherhood #losingpatience #momlife #parenting #positiveparenting #cognitivebehaviortherapy #CBT Practical Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Family Child Care, Cognitive Behavior, Need Sleep, Feeling Frustrated, I Cool, Ask For Help, Feel Tired

The SECRET to Becoming a More Patient Mom: How to Stop Yelling

Losing your patience as a mother? That's normal! Here are 3 ways to become a patient mom. Plus how to stop yelling at your kids.

Build a strong sibling bond with these easy kid's activities. Over 20 play ideas for siblings! #siblings #playideas #kidsactivities #parenting Fun Activities For Toddlers, Sensory Activities, Family Activities, Toddler Language Development, Sibling Fighting, Sibling Relationships, Practical Parenting, Play Ideas, Craft Ideas

Sibling Play | Activities for Siblings to Play Together Regardless of Age

Build a strong sibling bond with these easy kid's activities. Over 20 play ideas for siblings! #siblings #playideas #kidsactivities #parenting

Even for adults, it's not always easy to understand emotion and express frustration in appropriate ways. So how can we expect two year olds to do this without some coaching? Practical Parenting, Parenting Hacks, 2 Year Old Tantrums, Kids Coping Skills, Terrible Twos, Cute Words, Feeling Frustrated, Positive Behavior, School Psychology

Genius Ways to Deal With the Terrible Twos and Temper Tantrums

The terrible twos can be a tough age for parents! Defiance, temper tantrums, the works. You can enjoy this age and handle the tough behaviors with 3 tips.

Want to stop yelling at your toddler or kids to get them to listen? Use this positive discipline tool to shape their behavior. A great tool for parents! Practical Parenting, Gentle Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting Humor, Parenting Hacks, Toddler Discipline, Positive Discipline, Love And Logic, Good Listener

Positive Discipline for Toddlers. Shape Kid's Behavior

Want to stop yelling at your toddler or kids to get them to listen? Use this positive discipline tool to shape their behavior. A great tool for parents! #parenting #positiveparenting #toddlerdiscipline #parentingtips