How to Improve Your Groove
At Parenting Groove, we work in the realm of Thematic Parenting, not Situational Parenting. Themes work for everyone. Themes make parenting a whole lot easier.
Where to Start? Many parenting techniques try to change the child’s behavior from the outside. Fill your parenting backpack with tools based on the 3R’s of Parenting (Respect, Responsibility, and Reliability.) These tools teach your child how to make a behavior change from the inside, which has lasting benefits for their whole life. Fill out the form on your right to start using one of the tools now.
Baby Signs: Real Communication
I remember my just-hours-old newborn, swaddled up tight, propped on a pillow, fast asleep. Right then and there, I wanted to communicate with him. And it wasn’t long (2 hours when he woke up hungry) before he made his needs known. I learned his language as fast as I could: there was crying (a LOT of crying), smiles, eye and body movements, facial expressions,
How to Parent with Guerrilla Lovefare
You’re trying hard to be consistent. You mean no when you say it. You’re holding to strong limits. You understand that parents are in charge, not children. But you’re not having ANY fun!! Time to add in some Guerrilla Lovefare. In Guerrilla Warfare, one of the main elements is that of surprise. But in Lovefare, instead of waging a secretive ambush, you use the
Lullabies to Savor – Twilight Comes Tiptoeing
With much enthusiasm and a pull on my heart, I highly recommend Ginger Parish’s CD of Lullabies, Twilight Comes Tiptoeing. The poignant songs remind me of those precious moments when I sang to my small boy as I helped him fall asleep. I also remember my mother playing simple songs on her old guitar, soothing me when I was sick or couldn’t sleep. These are