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As parents, we tend to say this to our kids when we're angry or frustrated - or when their behavior isn't what we want. But here's what these words really do to our kids, plus a positive 3-letter word to help you in those tough parenting moments. This is

As parents, we tend to say this to our kids when we're angry or frustrated - or when their behavior isn't what we want. But here's what these words really do to our kids, plus a positive word to help you in those tough parenting moments.

This train analogy will totally change the way you relate to your crying child. Such a great parenting article filled with positive parenting tips and advice! A must-read for all moms and dads.

The Train Analogy That Will Change the Way You See Your Crying Child: "The job of a parent is NOT to get our child to stop crying as quickly as possible. Tears are a sign of parental success, not failure.

How to Communicate with your 2-3 year old (especially when they don't listen!) - I actually read through all of these and they are great advice, especially the ones about keeping requests short and simple, rephrasing "no running" into "let's walk instead of run" so that "No" has more impact when you really need it, and using "when" instead of "if" to communicate you expect obedience. Good stuff!

Help my 3 year old won't listen to me! (You are not alone) Try these tips to help your 2 to 3 year old listen!

different kids, different needs.

How to raise a happy, successful, cooperative child. It looks like my son is a mix of The Fun-Loving Child and The Determined Child.

Are you tired of being an angry parent? Want to stop yelling and respond calmly instead? Here are 6 positive parenting tips to help you make changes to your parenting and start to respond calmly instead of yelling!

Tired of being an angry mom? Are you tired of being an angry parent? Want to stop yelling and respond calmly instead? Here are 6 positive parenting tips to help you make changes to your parenting and start to respond calmly instead of yelling!