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  • A Late Start to Respectful Parenting
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    Sometimes (often!) we discover new parenting strategies that resonate with us. Especially when we start respectful parenting later in our children’s lives, it’s easy to wonder if we’ve caused any issues or habits by doing things the old way. In the Facebook group <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/430048730397133/

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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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  • 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 Sleep Learning Part II: My Story
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    Before you read about my experience with the polarizing language commonly used in regard to sleep training and my conditioned fear of infant crying, please take a minute to read Part I of this series, The Real Danger of “CIO”.

    Based on all the “evidence” against

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  • Toddlers are Capable of More Than You Think
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    I am a first time mom to a curious, adventurous 14 month old girl. It seems like every day she tries something different … intent on exploring her world. More times than not, when I watch her attempting a new toddler feat, I have this conversation with myself:

    Worried me: “Oh no, she’s

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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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