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Parenting Toddlers Discipline: 3 Tips To Tame Them!

Parenting toddlers discipline and more . . . when it comes to taming your toddler it seems like there is just so much to consider. With all the methods, books and tips on the market there just isn’t any one sure fire way to tame the little monster in your two year old. Whether your toddler’s issue is his temper or the simple fact that he wants to wear his Halloween costume to the supermarket . . . when it comes to the issues of tiny tots parents know that raising two year olds isn’t always an easy task. Wired for Wonder While it seems like a lot to take in at once especially if you are a first time parent, toddlers really aren’t out to drive you crazy or send you to the therapist for Tuesday and Thursday visits. Your toddler is simply wired to be, well, wired. The […]

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Tantrums at Bedtime: 3 Ways To Turn Your Bedtime Beast Into A Sleepy Puppy!

It seems that when it comes to your toddler, throwing a fit about watching his favorite show, getting one more glass of water and hearing just one more story are the things that tantrums at bedtime are made of. While all of this may seem like new territory to first time moms, veteran parents know that this behavior isn’t just cliché . . . it’s downright normal. Children in the second year of life are just notoriously, well, sometimes a little bratty and unfortunately it’s just the nature of . . . nature. What it means to be a Toddler The first thing to realize before you try to tame the bedtime beast is that your son or daughter is hard wired to explore the world. When bedtime comes around it can be really hard for your little guy or girl to stop playing and that’s not just because it’s […]

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Discipline for Toddlers: How I Learned To Say No Without Saying No!

When it comes to discipline for toddlers, things can get out of control pretty quickly. Parents and their children often butt heads, and it is how parent’s mange power struggles that will make or break the situation. Simply screaming no at your kids will not do the trick; at least not after it has been done a hundred times per day. No will stop being effective and can be damaging to your child’s development. So, welcome to toddler discipline 101: learning how to say “No” without saying “No”. NO is a word that is filled with power. Many parents are quick to say it simply because it is easier to say then to give a real reason or have an honest conversation with their child. (Yes, you can have honest conversations with your toddler!) They will hear you say NO quite often. Do not get me wrong. This is not always […]

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Terrible Twos Help: 2 Simple Reasons Why They Do Silly Things!

Needing a little terrible twos help? You’re not alone. It can be very disheartening when your loving little infant son who used to delight in nothing more than snuggling in your arms and sucking on his pacifier becomes a mean, demanding, tornado-making, bite provoking, Blue’s Clue’s watching tyrant. From pouring all the macaroni down the living room vent to sticking your older kids Legos up his nose, once your toddler hits two it seems like it becomes one difficult task to tackle after the other. Chances are if you have a child that has just entered his twos then you have already had to call your husband at work in a frantic tizzy saying “Where are the pliers? There’s a pea stuck in Luke’s nose!” or had to call up your mother instead to plead “Please, pretty, pretty please come and get this kid!” Anyone who has ever gone through […]

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