Content Tagged "bartlebylimits"

  • 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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  • Preventing Power Struggles with Choices and Effective Limits
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    Have you ever tried to follow the experts’ recommendations to give your child choices, but it turned into a huge meltdown? Or tried to set a limit by giving two options, only to have your child insist on a third option?

    I recently had a conversation with a friend about her daughter, nearly three

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  • Setting Respectful Limits for Toddlers (with Confidence and Love)
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    I have been thinking a lot about limits over the past few days. After a week of being a single parent while DH was on vacation with friends, things with J were running pretty smoothly. I went the entire week without losing it once or even really ever getting frustrated

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  • The Real Life of a Stay At Home Mom
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    Warning: I don’t curse in front of my toddler. I do occasionally curse in writing when I am venting. You have been warned. If you don’t like it, well, read the post and you’ll know what to do. 😉

    I wasn’t going to write here, because I don’t have anything inspirational to say. I

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