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we don't yell

We Don’t Yell (Often)

Growing up in my house we called it “raising our voice,” in my husband’s house they called it “yell talking,” but in our own home, we “gently redirect.” At two, it feels easy to follow this method. We take away her cup when she is dumping milk all over the table, we take away her plate when […]

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Organizing the Attack of the Never Ending Toys

Toy Storage: Organizing the Attack of the Never Ending Toys

I’ll start this post by saying we are so fortunate to have people who love our kiddo so much they want to buy her all the toys. Seriously, we know how lucky we are. We know that not all kids have this privilege and it is a privilege. When the toys started rolling in after she was […]

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