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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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  • 12 Reasons Why the RIE Craze Isn’t Crazy
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    Lately RIE (Resources For Infant Educarers, a parenting philosophy and nonprofit educational organization founded by Magda Gerber in 1978, and pronounced

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  • No Praise Needed
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    I stumbled upon RIE when my sweet, darling baby boy turned into a toddler. Fortunately I was part of a mommy group with children of all about the same age. One mommy started attending a local RIE class. She got the ball rolling for all of us.

    At first RIE helped me by giving me <a href="http://www.janetlansbury.com/2010/04/no-bad-kids-toddler-discipline-without-shame-9-guidelines/

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  • Raising Empathy
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    How a beach encounter reinforced our belief in the teachings of Magda Gerber and RIE
  • 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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