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Rebecca Eanes

Rebecca Eanes, is the founder of positive-parents.org and creator of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond. She is the bestselling author of 3 books. Her newest book,Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, is more than a parenting book, it's a guide to human connection. She has also written The Newbie's Guide to Positive Parentingand co-authored the book, Positive Parenting in Action: The How-To Guide to Putting Positive Parenting Principles in Action in Early ChildhoodShe is the grateful mother to 2 boys.

 

Articles by Rebecca

Is Your Child’s Heart in Safe-Keeping?

Are we now more concerned with having the best-behaved, best sleeping, fastest reading, most accomplished, and most obedient child, or are we concerned with one of a parent’s most important duties – keeping their child’s heart safe?

The AAP Takes a Stance Against Spanking

The research is clear – spanking is harmful to child development.

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas for Kids

I’ve gathered up some great games, foods, and activities to make this New Year’s Eve one your kids will remember.

Holiday Party Games the Whole Family Will Love

Here are 15 fun holiday party games all of your guests are sure to enjoy. Have fun and happy holidays to you and your family!

Why Saying “You’re Grounded” Doesn’t Work

The real lessons we want to teach our children are how to control their own behavior, make wiser choices, think of others, and take responsibility for their actions.

Explaining Santa

While many children understand it as the pretend play of childhood and happily carry on the tradition with their younger siblings and friends, some children can feel quite upset and even betrayed by the lie.

Naughty or Nice: The Trouble with Using Santa for Behavior Modification

Naughty or Nice: The Trouble with Using Santa for Behavior Modification

Thanksgiving – The Holiday We Shouldn’t Overlook

Thanksgiving was nowhere in sight. Where has Thanksgiving gone, and why are we so eager to skip the season of Thanksgiving?

5 Thanksgiving Themed Activity Bags for Toddlers

Activity bags are simple. They are large Ziploc bags filled with fun and engaging activities for your little one to explore.

10 Autumn Leaf Crafts for Kids (Plus 10 Books!)

I’ve compiled 10 autumn leaf crafts plus 10 books on leaves to help you cross craft time off your fall bucket list.

Handling Clingy, Needy, Attention-Seeking Behaviors

Is your child clingy? Do you worry that she’s “too attached?” Is his behavior attention-seeking?

5 Ways to Explore Space with Your Little Ones

There are many ways we can teach our children about our tiny blue planet and the vastness that surrounds it. Below are five activities that will help you explore space with your little one.

Autumn Nature Exploration with Preschoolers

Here are a few fun ways to explore the beauty and wonder of autumn nature with your preschoolers.

Changing Your Child’s Environment for Better Behavior

Perhaps the problem doesn’t lie in disciplinary actions but in critical words spoken or lack of quality time spent.

Hobbies – How they Spark Creativity

More and more research is emerging on the link between happiness and creativity.

Simplifying Kids’ Nutrition with the Traffic Light System

Pediatric obesity has reached epidemic proportions which has both immediate and long-term consequences for children.

Back to School: How to Give Your Child Emotional Support at Home

Before you send your eye-rolling kid to his room, consider this. School is stressful, and children’s developing brains aren’t yet fully equipped to handle it.

Guiding Your Child through the Transition to Middle School

The transition to middle school is an important milestone. It’s a time of tremendous change, not only to a new school building, but also physically, emotionally, and mentally for your child.

Let Go of Perfection, Mama

On the outside, I probably looked like a mom who had it all together.

Changing Your Mindset for Happier Parenting

Here’s how to tell if you are parenting from a fear-based mindset. Do you use time-outs, counting to three, or threats of punishment to change behavior? Do you physically punish your child? Do you set no limits or weak limits because you want your child to like you? Do you fail to discipline altogether?
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