Category: Gentle parenting

How to set limits with young kids in an effective and gentle way in 3 simple steps

Raluca Loteanu July 6, 2017
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When my son was a young toddler, one of the biggest struggles that I faced was to set limits. I wanted to be a gentle parent. But at the same time, I wanted him to know that so... read more

3 gentle ways to handle aggression in young children (that really work!)

Raluca Loteanu May 30, 2017
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It’s never easy to handle a young child that hits you or bites you! It’s even harder when the aggression is directed towards other kids and you need to find the best... read more

The lessons I’ve learned to prevent yelling at my child even if I’m really angry

Raluca Loteanu May 10, 2017
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Ever since my boy was born, I have been trying to be a gentle mom and to raise my child with love and respect. Gentle parenting taught me a lot of precious lessons, but this jou... read more

9 things I want my child to learn from me

Raluca Loteanu May 4, 2017
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What are the things I want my child to learn from me? Which are the most precious lessons that I can give him? Here is what I wish he will learn from me.
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We teach our kids new lessons every day. We use a lot of play and activity ideas for them to learn a lot of new things. But the truth is that the most precious lessons that we g... read more

What to do instead of punishments? 5 gentle ways to discipline young kids

Raluca Loteanu April 16, 2017
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If you are looking for gentle ways to discipline young kids and to avoid punishments, here are 5 positive discipline tools that worked really well for us! | Gentle parenting | Positive discipline | How to discipline young kids | Discipline for young kids | Gentle ways to discipline
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Some time ago I wrote about our story of raising a child without punishments (or time-outs) and I realized that the most difficult thing for me was to find the way to disciplin... read more

4 powerful tools to help children overcome fears

Raluca Loteanu April 5, 2017
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If your kids are dealing with fears, here are 4 powerful tools on how to help children overcome fear and provide them the support they need! | How to help children overcome fears | Kids fears | Children fears
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It is really frustrating to see your child being scared and not being able to help him overcome this feeling! In the past months, I felt this several times as my boy has experie... read more

What helped me become a calmer mom and be gentle with my child even if I’m angry

Raluca Loteanu March 26, 2017
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Having a calm mom matters a lot for every child, but fighting anger as a parent is not always an easy thing. Ever since I became a mother, I tended to get angry more easily, pro... read more

Our story of raising a child without punishments (or time-outs)

Raluca Loteanu January 30, 2017
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I heard over and over again people telling me that a child cannot be raised without a strict discipline and punishments. That a child raised without punishments will not respect... read more

12 powerful quotes to inspire your parenting

Raluca Loteanu January 28, 2017
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Sometimes, when I’m having a difficult time as a parent and I feel like I’m losing my patience and positive thinking, I just make time to read some parenting quotes.... read more

The baby who waits for you every night (a heartfelt letter about sleep training)

Raluca Loteanu January 20, 2017
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Dear new mom, The moment you let your child cry alone in the crib to “teach” him to fall asleep on his own is the moment you make a choice: to be there for him no ma... read more