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The Thoughtful Parent

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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The {Reverse} Winter Bucket List that Helps Your Kids Focus on Gratitude

Sneak peek: Winter bucket lists abound this time of year, but what about activities to teach contentment to kids, instead of unrealistic expectations. It’s snow season! Winter bucket lists are around every corner. They promise to offer us the chance at wonderful memories and outings. This year is different, however. With the pandemic still raging, […]

Electronic versus Traditional Toys: What They Mean for Infant Development

Sneak peek: The debate over electronic versus traditional toys for kids has only increased in recent years as high-tech toys have taken over the market. Research helps us see the developmental benefits of traditional baby toys. Before you had your first child, you probably swore to yourself that you wouldn’t be one of those families […]

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