Gentle Parenting: Definition, Techniques, & Tips for Practice
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Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “How to Gentle Parent.” Added “Gentle Parenting Vs. Other Parenting Styles” and “Is Gentle Parenting Effective.” New material written by Alexa Donnelly, LCSW, and reviewed by Heidi Moawad, MD.
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