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  • How Silence Fosters Connection (And Gets You Out the Door Faster!)
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    In our house a lot of power is given to shoes.  All the transitional stress of leaving the house revolves around them. Sometimes they are too tight, sometimes they are too loose, sometimes the socks have lumps, sometimes they are itchy, and sometimes they just don’t feel right. Other times my son

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  • Preschool: The Most Common Drop Off Disasters (and How to Avoid Them)
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    Preschool Drop Off can be hard.  Really hard. Most likely you have had at least one of the following traumatic events happen before even arriving at school: someone wouldn’t get dressed, someone had on the wrong color underwear, someone didn’t like what you made for breakfast, someone had

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  • Problems With RIE — Debunked
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    I have written this post in response to a recent article by Tracy Cassels of the site Evolutionary Parenting. Tracy asked for clarification or corrections where necessary and I felt strongly compelled to respond point by point

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  • Respectful Elimination Communication and Potty Learning
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    Elimination Communication (EC) refers to the practice of tuning in to your child’s communications about their elimination needs. It is based on the premise (surprising, in our culture) that even newborn babies have a natural desire for cleanliness and an inborn ability to recognize their own

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