Today is the day, for us. The last day of school. My oldest is on his way toward the last year of elementary and my oldest daughter is wrapping up her first year of grade school. Whew! What a wild year!
But before they are officially 1st and 6th graders we will have to survive the summer. Of [...]
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Hitting, biting, temper tantrums? Back talk, lying, arguing? Sleep? I want to know what your biggest parenting challenges are!
In order to bring you really focused, relevant articles and advice I need to know more about you, my readers. This quick survey (seriously, it’s like 4 easy questions) will help me hone in on what’s most important to cover here at Early Endeavors Parenting.
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About a week ago I posted on our Facebook page that praise and acknowledgement were not the same thing. This is something that has been on my mind lately as praise is so quick to spill out of my mouth – even though I know it can be a confidence buster for my kids! I figured if I could use some reminding, why not share the [...]
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One thing I really love about this work is that there is a big, supportive community of thoughtful parents and professionals with eye-opening perspectives and beautiful stories. Here are some great posts that I’ve been reading around the internet this week!
When Does Discipline Begin? :: Parenting From Scratch
Parenting a Boy, Not a Herd :: Simple Mom
Sassy, Bossy, Back-Talk :: Janet [...]
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