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15 Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around

Are you having a rough day with the kids? If you feel like you’re in a funk and just can’t seem to shake the negative energy swirling in your home, try these quick positive parenting ideas and tips to turn your day around and your frowns upside...

4 Habits of Happy Parents

Photo Credit: CREATIVE CHILD MAGAZINE “In our happiest of childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.” – Robert Brault I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and...

Embrace the Seasons of Parenthood

The following post is a chapter from my bestselling book, The Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting. **************************************************** Parenthood has many seasons. As is often our nature, we are regularly looking toward...

Punishing Children for Being Human

There’s an excerpt from my book, The Newbie’s Guide to Positive Parenting, that has been around the world. It is my most widely seen quote to date, and also happens to be the most controversial because people misunderstand it without its...