Pantley on November 4th, 2014

Tweet Pin It   Discipline is a complex matter. The days are long and complications abound – there are many, many things we must get our children to do, or stop them from doing – all day, every day. Add the the fact that children don’t always listen to us, or do the things we […]

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Pantley on May 10th, 2013

Tweet Pin It . From The No-Cry Potty Training Solution (McGraw-Hill) by Elizabeth Pantley When your child is learning to use the potty should you give lots of applause and praise, or simple, matter-of-fact acceptance? Which is the right response for potty-training success? If you research this seemingly simple question you’ll get adamant advice on both […]

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Tweet Pin It . By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation, Perfect Parenting and Hidden Messages Is your marriage everything you ever hoped it could be? Or has it been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Let’s face it, parenthood is a full-time job, and it dramatically changes your marriage relationship. But […]

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Pantley on January 24th, 2013

Tweet Pin It .   When we’re pregnant or awaiting adoption, we dream about our baby-to-be, we always envision those beautiful Hallmark card scenes: charming baby smiling up at peaceful mother’s face. We read books in advance of the big day about how care for a newborn – how to bathe, feed and dress her […]

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Pantley on January 3rd, 2013

Tweet Pin It   When your child moves from crib to bed it’s a milestone in his life as well as yours. There is no precise time for making this move, though typically it’s between the first and third birthday. The key to success is to be patient and allow your child time to adjust […]

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Pantley on December 14th, 2012

Tweet Pin It . Learn about it A baby’s first tantrum can take you by surprise. Your baby can really shock you by shrieking, stamping, hitting, or making his whole body go stiff. But don’t take it personally; baby tantrums aren’t about anything you’ve done wrong, and they aren’t really about temper, either – your […]

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Pantley on November 9th, 2012

Tweet Pin It   Does your child hate shopping? Does he end up whining, fussing or begging for candy? Do you ever have to deal with a tantrum in the store? Has shopping become an unpleasant chore? Often it’s not shopping that young children object to, but the stressful, business-like approach that parents adopt when running […]

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Pantley on October 11th, 2012

Tweet Pin It     Babies love new places! There’s so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren’t too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you think its adorable that Baby found the Tupperware, your host may not […]

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Pantley on September 20th, 2012

Tweet Pin It   I remember when I was lying in my hospital bed after the birth of my fourth child, Coleton. I had endured a full day of labor and a difficult delivery (who says the fourth one comes easily?), and I was tired beyond explanation. After the relief of seeing my precious new […]

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pantley on September 7th, 2012

Tweet Pin It . Napping is an important element of your child’s healthy mental and physical growth. A daily nap refreshes a child so that she can maintain her energy, focus, and ability to learn for the rest of the day. Some studies even show that children who nap every day are more flexible and […]

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