What is “Sustainable Parenting”?

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Sustainable Parenting was created as a toolbox of parenting tips & tools that will be sustainable.  These tools are especially useful for parenting difficult toddlers and young children ages 2-12.  In today’s lingo, “sustainable” is a word that can mean eco-friendly, “green”, or good for the environment.  In this case, it means finding a solution that will be effective in the short-term, and have positive results in the long-term. We seek “sustainable” ways of living in order to preserve a healthy earth for the future.  In parenting, “Sustainable Parenting” focuses on how to raise a healthy adult (that’s the whole point of parenting anyway, right?!). Sure yelling, nagging and punishing can change behavior in the short term, but those parenting tools usually

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