Content Tagged "bartlebyemotions"

  • How Recognizing Limits Can Save Your Day
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    Sometimes, as a mother, I get so focused on things that need to get done that I forget the most important goal—my kids and their well being. Beds need to be made, clothes changed, shoes on, breakfast eaten, teeth brushed, lunches made. In all the hustle and bustle of a busy morning, it can

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  • I Accept The Mess: What Setting Limits Looks Like
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    Crying, tantrums, whining, hitting, yelling – it’s all hard.  I’ve worked to accept all these feelings from my children, and yet, it’s still messy.   That’s the way it’s supposed to be – unpredictable, uncomfortable, inconvenient, and definitely messy. My 3 ½-year-old daughter is

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  • A Different Kind of Cry
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    Mother Comforts Crying Baby Girl

    It was nap time and she didn’t want to go to bed, which wasn’t unusual on even a good day.  Sometimes she would fuss, sometimes she would cry a hollow overtired cry, sometimes she would sing

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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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