Why Does My Child Do the Opposite of What I Say? [7 Reasons]
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Why Does My Child Do the Opposite of What I Say? [7 Reasons]

As a parent, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of your child seeming to deliberately do the opposite of what you say. Whether it’s refusing to eat their veggies, staying up past bedtime, or interrupting you when you’re on the phone, this behavior can be exasperating. But before you give up hope of ever getting your…

My Child Yawns all the Time! Should I be Worried?
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My Child Yawns all the Time! Should I be Worried?

Do you notice your child yawning more than usual? Are you worried there might be some underlying causes causing this yawning? In most cases, you have nothing to worry about. The reason your child is yawning all the time is likely because he/she is tired, overheated, or fatigued in some way. Another reason could be…

Why Does My Child Hide in the Closet?
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Why Does My Child Hide in the Closet?

Closets serve an interesting dual role of representing a source of comfort and fear. For children, a wardrobe serves as an escape from the ravages of WWII and entry into Narnia in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. On the flip side, the Harry Potter series features Boggarts, shapeshifting creatures which typically inhabit closets…

Why Does My Child Only Wear One Sock?
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Why Does My Child Only Wear One Sock?

Children are a bundle of oddities. They do all manner of different things that are an absolute mystery to everyone but themselves, and there are few better examples of that than children who choose to wear only one sock. Strange? Yes. Oddly specific? Absolutely. But whether it’s a simple quirk or a sign of something…

4 Weeks To Read Review [FROM AN EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER]
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4 Weeks To Read Review [FROM AN EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER]

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. Today I am going to write a review for the “4 Weeks to Read” Program. Why should you care what I think? I have been an early childhood teacher for over a decade and teach young children to read on a daily basis. This gives me some insight into…

Proximal vs Distal parenting: What’s the difference?
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Proximal vs Distal parenting: What’s the difference?

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. Today we are delving back into some parenting styles that are commonly talked about. If you have heard about Proximal and Distal parenting, but don’t know what they are, read on 🙂 Research into the kinds of parenting that produce successful offspring often looks at the past to discover…

What is lazy Parenting? How does it work? Are there Benefits?
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What is lazy Parenting? How does it work? Are there Benefits?

Welcome back! Today we are tackling another parenting style known as ‘lazy parenting’. No, this isn’t a parent sitting around eating donuts all day! It’s a bit more nuanced than that 🙂 What are the qualifications of the perfect parent? Is it someone who makes snacks for their kids’ soccer team? Is it the parents…