June 25, 2013

What do you love?!

This past weekend I packed up my car, said good bye to my life in Austin and embarked on a three month road trip. I’ll be visiting folks all over this big beautiful country. It’s a dream come true and I’m loving every second of it so far.

Before I left Austin I decided I wanted to add a new dimension to this massively wonderful adventure. Not sure what I would do, I started asking myself the question, “What do I love?” and what came to me was simple…

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carrie contey parenting travel

November 02, 2012

Episode 3: On Praise and the “Partner Meter”

I’m loving this! The insightful thoughts y’all are leaving on the blog and your questions for future episodes of Q+A with Carrie Contey are thrilling me to no end. Thank you! Just last week I received a question about a popular topic I already shot. So I am extra excited to share this episode with you. Let’s dive right in.

There’s a lot of talk these days about why praising children — saying “Good girl” or “Great job!”— is not ideal. Why?

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Q + A with Carrie Contey / Episode 3

October 25, 2012

Episode 2: Gimme more, more, more.

“All he wants is more, more and more. It’s driving me crazy!”

No, this exclamation isn’t from a wife who is referring to her husband -however, THAT video is coming *wink wink*—but from a dad who’s concerned about his kid wanting more and more stuff. Sound familiar?

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Q + A with Carrie / Episode 2

October 17, 2012

My book! My book!

Yes! I wrote a book. Six years ago I wrote a book called CALMS: A Guide to Soothing Your Baby with my friend and colleague Debby Takikawa. It was a short and sweet little gem that gave parents a clear understanding of how to help their little one’s during the challenging moments.

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