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August 9th, 2013, 11:28 PM
Little Kingdom Childcare
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On first glance, you would think that a “detached parent” was an uncaring or uninvolved parent. Detachment parenting seems almost as if it was created specifically to rebut the attachment parenting model that has grown to be so popular. However, according to Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D., author of Detachment Parenting: 33 Ways to Keep Your Cool When Kids Melt Down
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August 9th, 2013, 11:28 PM
Little Kingdom Childcare
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Such an interesting article. I love what you say about parents making time for themselves as well. In today's fast paced world we parents, especially with both working, hardly find time for ourselves. Where kids are concerned we do need to take it easy. We have the tendency of reacting to a kid's temper tantrum or some such thing and you have made a great point of staying calm in such situations. Had never really thought about this in the way you put have put it across, but this will make many parents think again. Thanks for sharing.
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August 10th, 2013, 07:45 AM
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This sounds a lot like the French parenting techniques discussed in Bringing Up Bebe.
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