When my daughter was born, the first year went smoothly in terms of parenting. I mean, exhaustion aside, things were pretty easy: I just had to put her in a safe corner with toys and she enjoyed herself. It was … Continue reading Are we unintentionally rewarding our kids’ whining?
When I was pregnant with my second baby, many questions crossed my mind- the kind of questions that moms pregnant with their second babies are familiar with: Will I get the chance to spend time with the new baby? Will … Continue reading How I dealt with my daughter’s sibling jealousy
Guest post by: Amy McCready and was first published on Positive Parenting Solutions Let’s be honest. We love our kids to pieces, right? But parenting is exhausting – especially when we add in sports, extracurricular activities, family obligations, keeping the house … Continue reading The one simple phrase to change your parenting mindset forever
If you have a child who is older than three, chances are you’ve had a close encounter with a parent’s worst nightmare: The dreadful Terrible Twos. When my daughter was still a baby, she was very quiet, happy, cheerful, and … Continue reading I survived a royal tantrum, and I lived to tell the tale
Tantrums. One word that summarizes pretty well the third year of a child’s existence, and the pain that parents have to go through. No matter how ready, patient, quiet, supportive, attentive, cheerful a mom could be, when the tantrums hit, … Continue reading 7 magical steps to handle toddler tantrums