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Welcome, I’m so glad you’re here! I’m Tana, fellow parent in the thick of these early years.
I want you to know we ALL face tough moments.
But when we do strike that balance of “kind and firm” parenting, something magical happens.
We feel confident in our limits AND connected to our kids.
Best yet, we feel equipped to help them develop a healthy relationship with emotions.
I’m ready to cheer you on at every step in becoming that positive parent you dreamed you’d be.
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What is Respectful Parenting? 10 Ways to Discipline with Love
Learn what respectful parenting is about, how it compares to gentle parenting, and the 10 steps to disciplining with empathy and compassion.Read More >
10 Simple Natural Consequences Examples for Gentle Discipline
Natural consequences are easy: Just look out for them & stay out of the way! Here are 10 natural consequences examples for gentle discipline.Read More >
4 Examples of Conscious Parenting to Strive for Daily
Curious about what mindful and intentional parenting entails? Get started with 4 daily examples of conscious parenting.Read More >
37 Surprisingly Fun Family Game Night Ideas that Spark Joy
No family wants a game night that's dull or way too competitive! Learn 25 fun family game night ideas for loads of laughter and connection.Read More >
11 Calm Down Strategies for Preschoolers (They’ll Want to Use!)
Finding appropriate calm down strategies for preschoolers is essential in helping little ones build a foundation for emotional regulation!Read More >
What to do Instead of Time-Out: 3 Solutions to Feel Good About
Although a wildly popular discipline tool, time-outs are counterproductive to positive parenting. Here is what to do instead of time-out!Read More >
10 Family Values to Stay the Course with Positive Parenting
Our values not only shape everything we do but impact who our children become. Learn the top 10 family values among positive parents.Read More >
“My Child Wants to Control Everything!” 5 Daily Battle Diffusers
If "My child wants to control everything!" sounds familiar, you need to know these 5 positive parenting secrets to diffuse power struggles.Read More >
“Can I potty train without rewards?” The hard truth.
Do rewards work for potty training? And if so, should you use them? Learn the surprising truth about potty training without rewards.Read More >
How to Cope with Parenting Stress: 7 Realistic Tips for Busy Life
Are you a busy, overwhelmed, or frustrated parent facing burnout? Learn how to cope with parenting stress using seven simple, impactful tools.Read More >
The Best Growth Mindset Books for Kids in 2023
"I can't... YET!" The best growth mindset books for kids in 2023 will help you empower children to learn and grow through mistakes!Read More >
15 Winning Examples of an Authoritative Parenting Style
Do you ever worry you're too "soft" or "strict"? Learn how to find the sweet spot with key examples of an authoritative parenting style.Read More >
Why Lecturing Kids Doesn’t Work: 5 Key Alternatives Kids Need
You may be surprised to know why lecturing kids doesn't work. Fortunately, there are five key, effective positive parenting alternatives.Read More >
I Feel Like All I Do is Yell at My Kid, Help!
"I feel like all I do is yell at my kid!" If this sounds familiar, you're not alone. Learn 5 effective positive parenting tools to...Read More >
How to Validate Feelings: 10 Key Parenting Responses
Knowing how to validate feelings is critical to help children grow socially and emotionally. Learn 10 simple, powerful parenting responses.Read More >
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