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daughter hard on herself

Why Is My Child So Hard on Herself?

I am currently struggling with my 9-year old daughter’s negative self-talk. Here’s a common scenario: Julia will be the last one out of the house to get to school. She’ll immediately take her frustration out on herself and call herself “a jerk.” No amount of reassurance helps, and I’ve tried many different techniques from reassurances […]

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Sweet Caroline with a scratched up face.

Tell Mama Who Hurt You…

I’m not sure how many of you do the preschool thing, but when your child becomes victim to a bite, scratch or other form of toddler assault, the preschool cannot tell you the name of the perpetrator. Well, lucky for me, my child does…every time…and it’s always the same little one. Like any good mama would, […]

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