Kind and Firm, Consistent and Responsive, is it possible?

Combinations of kind and firm

A big challenge for me is when parenting values conflict. I want to be consistent and responsive, but sometimes they seem to guide me in opposite directions. I started thinking about this because of bedtime routines. On one side we have people who argue that consistency is key. You need …

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