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Trust and Responsibility: The Missing Pieces of Disciplining Your Child

Strong parent-child relationships are built on reciprocal trust which sets the framework for positive discipline. From birth you teach your child to trust you as their caregiver. This sense of trust is the foundation for a successful life. Often though, “good parenting” defines that trust is a one-way street. Children are expected to trust their parent,  ...

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How to Reduce Exposure to Wireless Radiation and How your Child will Benefit

Wireless devices can seem to be magical saviors of sanity when it comes to taking care of children. When you just need something to distract your child, so you can get a moment of quiet, your phone is there as a quick fix, right? What if the wireless radiation from these magical devices posed life-long health risks to you and your child? If you are  ...

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DIY Music Activities for Child Development + Bonus Tips for Toy Organization

Importance of Instrument and Rhythm Play for Child Development Music can be soothing or energizing. It can uplift your spirts and set your soul on fire.  There are so many benefits of music activities for children! Instrument play for children, ignites all areas of developmental growth. Listening to music, moving to music, and playing music all have  ...

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Anger and the Authentic Child – Part 2

Anger has a fiery energy that can be used constructively and creatively. Anger is associated with aggression and negative actions that our culture deems inappropriate and counterproductive to living in a social community. Much of what we teach children are ways to think and act to live and thrive in the current cultural community. Being polite, nice,  ...

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Neuroscience of Sleep Part 2: Challenging Sleep Behaviors in Children

Sleep as a Nutrient for the Early Years As you read in my article, Neuroscience of Sleep Part 1: Rock the Baby, the dream world, where children spend 40% of their childhood, can be better understood with an understanding of the neuroscience of challenging sleep behaviors in children. Sleep is a nurturing nutrient that is essential for empowered child  ...

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The Magnitude of Multiple Intelligences

Each individual has their own method of exquisite expression, their own multiple intelligences. We can all express ourselves in a multitude of manners but some simply flow more so than another. Most people have one or two means of expression that come naturally and authentically for them. Expression can be viewed as a full circle. Just as a person  ...

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