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Survived the Terrible Twos? Get Ready for Feisty 3 Year Old!

Parenting your three year old may not seem much different than parenting your two year old! There are still ups and downs, along with challenges and tough times. However, there are also new and wonderful things to be experience by the both of you! Knowing what to expect can help things go smoother and make the transition between two and three a bit less stressful. Here you will find out more about this transition and what you can expect to see from your three year old child. Most parents will agree that raising children is not an easy job. When our children are born we do not get a manual with them and many of us worry sometimes that our parenting skills are up to par. This is a normal feeling; especially when our little ones turn three! The good news is that these worries can be eased a bit […]


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Posted by Mark Lewis - December 29, 2012 at 2:03 pm

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How To Prevent Toddler Temper Tantrums!

Most parents have experienced the horror of temper tantrums in toddlers. If you have not yet met this match, prepare yourself because it is coming! No matter how sweet and adorable little Johnny or Janie is, there is a tantrum just brewing under the surface waiting to rear its ugly head. And the only ones (aside from maybe your child) who find the tantrums funny is your parents who are happy to have lived long enough to see you get yours!   The Terrible Twos When you hear me say toddler tantrums, I bet the first thing that you think of is the terrible twos. Basically, this is a term used to describe 2 year old tantrums. The thing is that it is not only two year olds that face this issue. Three and four year olds do as well, but we will get to that later. Let’s first deal […]


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Posted by Mark Lewis - December 10, 2012 at 9:04 am

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What Makes the Terrible Twos So Terrible and Not so Terrible!

When your little bundle of joy comes home from the hospital, everyone is falling over themselves to get to them. They coo how beautiful they are and how precious they are. They tell you how blessed you are to have had such a beautiful baby. However, that is always that one person who makes the annoying remark about the terrible twos. “Enjoy it now because the terrible twos will be here before you know it!” First of all, this kind of talk puts a damper on your happy moment. Second of all, the terrible twos may seem terrible, but if you understand them and them in perspective, they may not be so bad after all. The question on the minds of many parents is “Is the terrible twos cliché fact or fiction?” The answer is yes and yes. Can your child become a little temper tantrum throwing monster when they […]


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Posted by Mark Lewis - June 29, 2012 at 7:55 am

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