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How to Say “No” to Your Kids and Why They’ll Thank You Later

No one enjoys saying “No” to their kids – the tantrums, the whining – it can be tempting to just give in. But what does giving in really teach our children? Child development and behavioral specialist Betsy Brown Braun explains how best to say “No” and why your children will reap the benefits in the long term.

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Setting Limits for the Little Ones

The time has come. Your toddler is testing his boundaries and determining what s/he can and can’t get away with. This is when parenting kicks in on a whole different level. Enter Dr. Robert MacKenzie, author of several books about setting limits for children, to share his insight.

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Mondays with the Mamas: Positive Parenting

What do you do when you’re at your wit’s end as a parent? TMC President, Sam Kurtzman-Counter, offers some tips to help you reconnect with your kids and regain the positive in parenting.

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Children with Explosive Temperaments

Has your child been described as angry, defiant, or oppositional? Read on to hear from Dr. Ross Greene, Harvard child psychologist, on his tips and insight to help guide parents guide their children.

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What We’re Hearing

Is home schooling a viable option? Can probiotics help colicky babies? These posts and more, gathered from the web, meant to support and inspire our parenting.

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Parenting is Not Getting Easier!

Might reward charts change your kids behavior — for good? Jessica Shyba, popular blogger behind, “Momma’s Gone City” is giving them a go!

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Four Tips to Defeat Back Talk and Sass

Is the back talk and sass emanating from your precious child’s mouth getting you down? Dr. Michele Borba shares four doable tips to turn that bad attitude around!

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The Breakdown on Big Feelings

It can be intimidating to cope with your child’s big feelings, but Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist specializing in relationship based parenting, provides some insightful age-appropriate tips to help parent and child get through to each other.

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