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Raising an Independent Baby: 3 Steps Closer to Parental Sanity

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
KidsInTheHouse.com

One of the most challenging and life changing aspects of becoming a new parent is the realization that you are now responsible -- every minute of every day -- for another human being. For this new soul, you are the center of the universe. All of your child's needs -- sustenance, safety, love, learning, comfort and security flow from you.

Slowing Down Care-Giving Moments to Encourage Independence in Toddlers

Kate Russell | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Kate Russell

I want more. I want more for my daughters and I want more for me. But how is that possible? Well, as I have found out -- it is!

My Epiphany About Thoughtful Parenting

Kate Russell | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Kate Russell

As far as "aha" moments go, this was up there for me. How many times had I lost my temper with the girls but failed to resolve it with them, instead using the benefits of time to cure all angsts?

So, What Is RIE Parenting?

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 01.29.2014 | Parents

Imagine this scenario: Your baby cries, but instead of grabbing the diaper and performing a uniform change, you talk them through it. "I'm going to ch...