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2 Simple Tips for 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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How to Shake Mom Guilt

An essay from a busy working mother, Christy Wright, owner of Business Boutique, sharing her insight on how to shake mom guilt and focus on what is most important.

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Developing a Child’s Self-Esteem

Ten insightful behaviors/attitudes to *avoid* if you want to raise your child with strong self-esteem with Wendy Young of Kidlutions.

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How to Create Quality Time With Your Kids

Abbie Schiller, the CEO and founder of The Mother Company, reflects on how taking time out to have meaningful experiences with our children can be the most valuable gift we can ever give them (and ourselves).

You know the story of the guy who just wishes he could win the lottery? He wishes and prays and wishes and prays and nothing happens. Then, one day, during prayer, he hears God whisper, “Buy a ticket!” He’d left out a pretty important part of making his dreams come true. Manifesting our dreams requires time and effort on our part – and it starts with imagining what we want and continues with us making the effort. 0

How to Change Your Life

Abbie Schiller, CEO & Founder of The Mother Company shares how to create a “Vision Quest” in which you take the time to sit down and really think about your goals and how you can achieve them.

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Supporting your Child’s Independent Play

Some parents exhaust themselves entertaining their children. But what if actively observing our tots better supported their social-emotional development? Janet Lansbury, parent educator says, hands-off but observant is the way to play.

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5 Tips to Yell Less and Love More This Holiday Season

Holidays got you stressed out? Find yourself losing your patience with your kids? Sheila McCraith aka The Orange Rhino, shares her tried and true tips for yelling less and loving more this holiday season.

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Separation Anxiety and School

Both parents and children have big feelings about the first day of school. Mary Hartzell, a longtime early childhood educator, wrote an article about the separation anxiety felt by both parent and child.

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The Room Parent Dilemma: How to Lighten the Load

Feeling strapped with all the volunteering commitments you’ve made at your kid’s school? Amy Mascott, creator of the blog “teachmama,” shares five tips to manage the load more effectively.

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Recognizing Our First Love – Mom.

This mother’s day we sit down with Lisa Erspamer, creator of the book “A Letter to My Mom,” to talk about her experience making the book and why taking the time to recognize our moms is really worth it.

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