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The Thoughtful Parent

I’m a wife, mom of two boys and a child development writer. I may have a Ph.D, but I believe the value of child development research is not in telling us what is “right” or “wrong” with our parenting, but in helping us to see our children with a new lens.
If you are looking for strategies to support your child’s development using research combined with your own innate intuition, this is the place for you.

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7 Advent Calendars that Foster Kindness

Sneak peek: Are you trying to focus your kids more on kindness this holiday season? This collection of advent calendar ideas will set you on the right track. I’ve always loved advent calendars. Something about the idea of tiny boxes, bags or drawers that open up a surprise each morning just takes me back to […]

Discovering the Role of Temperament in Child Development

Sneak Peek: The role of temperament in child development and parenting is sometimes overlooked. Understanding your child’s temperamental tendencies can be eye-opening. If you have more than one child or have even interacted with more than one child, you know that each child is wonderfully unique. Part of understanding each child’s uniqueness is considering the […]

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