the best parenting quotes from must-read positive parenting books.
is supposed to be fair, firm, and friendly.
Parenting isn’t about what our child does, but about how we respond.
Children are particularly vulnerable to becoming the targets of the projection of our nonconscious emotions and unresolved issues.
As children develop, their brains "mirror" their parent's brain. In other words, the parent's own growth and development, or lack of those, impact the child's brain.
A toddler acting out is not shameful, nor is it behavior that needs punishing. It’s a cry for attention, a shout-out for sleep, or a call to action for firmer, more consistent limits.