How Can I Help You Feel Loved?

Disclosure:┬áThis post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. #StonyfieldBlogger When inspiration strikes, you write. And what better inspiration than love? Especially love for your child. We love our children to our very cores, it's so deep that it's never ending. My dad has taught my son that he doesn't just … Continue reading How Can I Help You Feel Loved?

I Believe in Gentle Parenting But…

Yes, I'm a gentle parent and believe in gentle parenting techniques. We don't use corporal punishment (spanking), we use calm voices, we state the positive rather than telling our son what not to do, we believe in cuddles and expressing feelings, and we don't do time-out for tantrums, we babywear. I believe in breastfeeding (if … Continue reading I Believe in Gentle Parenting But…

The Rubber Band Method for Discipline: A New Spin

  Have you heard of the Rubber Band Method for Discipline? Don't worry, it's not using rubber bands on your children. The concept is to wear 3 rubber bands around your right wrist and then to move each rubber band to the left wrist when you provide some sort of verbal praise or positive feedback … Continue reading The Rubber Band Method for Discipline: A New Spin