parenting

What NOT to Do During Toddler Tantrums

  What NOT to Do During Toddler Tantrums   Imagine how much less terrible the “terrible two’s” would be if you didn’t have to deal with toddler tantrums as much… While temper tantrums are normal for your little one, they can be downright exhausting.  My daughter is at the peak of her two-year-old tantrums right […] Read more…

How to Praise Children to Get Them to Listen

  Photo by “Pippalou,” Morguefile How to Praise Children to Get Them to Listen Before I became a stay-at-home mom, I worked as a child and adolescent therapist. And I would do this little exercise with parents to help them understand the importance of *praise*… Think back to any teachers or bosses whom you’ve encountered in […] Read more…