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Sometimes I think even the best parent forgets this...

I agree children need discipline but people get so judgmental and mad when a three year old is having a bad day. Your kids weren't perfect and neither are any one else's! So stop judging a parents parenting based off a one time meeting.

So often children are punished for being human,

So often we forget that children are human and have bad days too. We need to stop holding them to a higher standard of perfection that we attain ourselves.

A child's gift.

When a child gives you a gift, even if it is a rock they just picked up, exude gratitude. It might be the only thing they have to give, and they have chosen to give it to you.

React or Respond

Do You React or Respond to Your Kids? Examples of how we react vs. respond to our kids. This is awesome parenting advice for curating your words!

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Play is Learning

"I am Let Me Play"--- same with 2 year olds and younger. Play is so important to development and learning.

Positive Discipline: VALIDATE FEELINGS - A Positive Discipline Tool Card.... Everyone should do this instead of trying to fix everyone's feelings and thoughts and to put your own comments and opinions to what others' feel and think

VALIDATE FEELINGS - A Positive Discipline Tool Card.and when they cannot figure it out for themselves, give them options that might help them! Up with feelings! Always a good tool to remember.