Becoming a mother is a wondrous occasion filled with more joy than often a new mom imagines. It can feel like her heart doubled in size, bursting with boundless love for the new life that she just created. Though fervently devoted to her little one, it is common for doubt…

Gentle parenting is an approach to raising children that emphasizes positive traits over negative, independence over-dependence, and respect for the child’s natural development. It is sometimes referred to as positive parenting or positive discipline.

Gentle parenting allows children to follow their natural interests, encouraging positive behavior with positive consequences rather…

Teaching children to be kind is an essential value. It’s far more than a social development skill to teach them how to get along with others. In fact, it should be considered more of a developmental milestone.

Many studies have been done on the physiological, psychological, and sociological benefits of…

Jennifer Powers

Jennifer Powers is a mother, philanthropist, avid poker player, & blogger. http://jenniferpowers.me

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