March 2013

Blue Duck Parenting

March 31, 2013

Blue Duck Parenting is a blog for mothers, fathers and the curious reader. I’ll spare you the detail on nappy changes and boastful baby firsts to cover topical issues affecting parents and parents-to-be. Blue Duck – it’s a modern twist on an old favourite.

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Who Is your Hero?

March 31, 2013

The definition of the word hero means: a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal: A hero is someone who is brave and courageous in spite of the tremendous odds against him or her. It is a person […]

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Yell or Scream at Your Kids?

March 29, 2013

Not everyone has lost their cool with their kids like me but there are many that have yelled on occasion. I believe yelling became the go-to discipline method when child abuse was put on the books and could be “investigated” and “punished” by law. Yelling does not leave marks that you can see but the […]

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Parents: Raising Your Child in a Troubling World

March 27, 2013

My two daughters are grown and have families of their own now. When my youngest daughter went to college she wrote me a letter that to this day I hold dear to my heart. She validated my parenting skills telling me she was glad I set boundaries and confronted her when she went against the […]

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Soup to Nuts

March 27, 2013

I began Soup to Nuts in order to share the many things I learned while attending the Parents Anonymous support group in New Jersey. I have also served Parents Anonymous in many capacities including: group/office liaison, writing & distributing the Parent Rap newsletter, helpline volunteer, trainer, advisor, etc. I have represented the parent perspective on […]

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Tiny Steps Mommy

March 27, 2013

Tiny Steps Mommy is a blog about family, life, and caring for children – yours and mine. TinyStepsMommy.com was launched in March 2012, by Nicole Dash, mother of four, writer, and child care business owner living outside Washington, DC. Tiny Steps Mommy focuses on issues related to families, parenting, children, and childcare. It is a […]

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