Category: Gentle parenting

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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Calm mom | How to be a calm mom | How to be a calm parent | Tips for not getting angry | Gentle parenting
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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

21 great mom-toddler date ideas to make your child happy {+ printable invitations}

Raluca Loteanu January 12, 2017
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If you want to make your child feel happy and special, here are some great mom-toddler date ideas! I'm sure that your child will love them! | Mom-child date ideas | Mother-toddler date ideas | Mom-son date ideas | Mom-daughter date ideas
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The first month of my parenting challenge for 2017 is dedicated to building a better connection between me and my little boy, so I gathered a lot of ideas about how to do this a... read more

Why it’s important to have special time with kids (+ 5 ideas)

Raluca Loteanu January 9, 2017
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Special time with kids | Activities with kids | Positive parenting | Gentle parenting | Parenting tips
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My first month of my parenting challenge is dedicated to connecting with my little boy, so I am focusing on this and I’m trying to find different ways to build a strong co... read more

4 positive parenting books for raising happy and confident kids

Raluca Loteanu January 8, 2017
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Every parent wants to raise happy and confident kids, but it’s not always easy to find the positive ways of parenting for being able to do this. Since I am a mom I read a... read more