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How to Say “No” Without Actually Saying “No”

Have you ever heard of Yes Days? It’s when you designate a day to just saying “yes” to whatever your child suggests or requests.  There can be rules, obviously, like putting limits on spending, or distances travelled. But have you ever tried it? When  we say “yes” we open ourselves to more possibilities. Not to… Read More How to Say “No” Without Actually Saying “No”

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Just pretend you’re performing in an opera

I really love the members in our Facebook group, Gentle Parenting of WNY.  Oftentimes, comments posted are so insightful and genuine.  And sometimes fantastically hilarious.  This one made me laugh out loud.  The topic involved being lovingly responsive to our children, and how sometimes we just…can’t.  Most of us have moments, or days, when we… Read More Just pretend you’re performing in an opera