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What is Slow Parenting? Parenting with Simplicity

Slow parenting, also referred to as simplicity parenting, is a movement that advocates for a more relaxed and unhurried childhood. This style of parenting is a reaction to our fast-paced culture that often values quantity over quality. The slow parenting movement is a great deterrent from our fast-paced, digital lives.

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The Best and Worst Parenting Styles

Parenting styles vary drastically from one family (and situation) to the next. But what is the best parenting style? Is there such a thing? To an extent, yes. Some experts believe that the answer lies in understanding which parenting style works best for each individual child. Of course, there is

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Complete Guide to Parenting Styles for Every Family

I studied the four main type of parenting styles (authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and neglectful), for my undergraduate psychology degree. But that was twenty years ago. I figured more had been added since. “Seven parenting styles?” I mused, “…maybe ten?” No, friends. In 2022, there are 19 types of parenting styles.

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How to Use Black Liquid Eyeliner and Red Liquid Lipstick

Black eyeliner and red liquid lipstick are notoriously difficult makeup products; not for the faint of heart. Or individuals with no prior experience, pushing forty with hooded eyes. It’s me. I’m individuals. Nevertheless, I bravely set out to wear black liquid eyeliner and bright red liquid lipstick for thirty-one days.

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The 10 Best Non-Reactive Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Non-reactive toys are quiet toys. They do not beep or light up or spin around or have screens. Non-reactive toys require more imagination than reactive toys. The toddler or preschooler must provide the sound effects, movement, etc., rather than the toy. What Are Reactive Toys? Simply, the noisy ones. Toys

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13 Fun Gifts for Music Lovers [Holiday 2021]

Music lovers can be difficult to find gifts for. They’re a discerning lot. These thirteen gifts for music lovers are fun and unusual, but also practical. Ideal for solving some of the unique dilemmas that music lovers have (like, running low on phone battery from filming at a concert). Must-have

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22 Cottagecore Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

Cottagecore began sprinkling social media feeds in 2017. Fueled by Tumblr posts, Taylor Swift albums, and pandemic life, cottagecore was more a full-blown movement by the spring of 2020. I, of course, am a teensy bit late to the Cottagecore trend. But now I’m really into it. Welcome to the

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How To Get Kids To Listen Without Losing Your Mind

“Listen,” is the first result after typing “How do I get my kids to…” into Google (followed by “stop fighting”). If that ain’t proof that getting kids to listen is a universal struggle, I don’t know what is. We’re all in the same boat here: trying to get stuff done,

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20 Gifts for Burnout

Alright, I understand that burnout has become a bit of a buzzword, but how else am I to describe The Overall Reckoning of 2020 and 2021? Even without the pandemic stuff, burnout seems to be a recurrent theme of the late 2010s. Who hasn’t had a career burnout at 40,

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