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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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2 Year Old Tantrums: 3 Reasons Why Your Toddler Loves Throwing Them!

2 year old tantrums are something that all parents are quite familiar with. Whether your child is the best behaved on the block or the biting, hitting toddler that everyone can hear coming from a mile around, all children will have a temper tantrum at some point in their life. While this can be disheartening for parents who have read every book on the planet and pride themselves on knowing all the techniques for child rearing, it is perfectly normal for your 2 year old son or daughter to throw tantrums. . . and often. Raising a 2 year old is hard business. It can be trying on the body and mind. Every parent knows that it can be difficult to handle raising a tiny tot whose temper seems to be worse than the Hulk! These terrible tantrums can make even the most patient mom or dad lose their cool, […]

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How to Handle the Terrible Twos? 3 Ways To Turn Terrible Into Terrific!

When it comes to how to handle the terrible twos, the books that we trust have great theories on rearing children but the terrible twos are far too diverse to be shoe horned into one successful method. In fact, sometimes it is the simplest tips that are shared parent to parent that can have the most impact and show the most results.   Emotions Run High While they only last a while – the terrible twos are, well, terrible. But that terror for parents is always riddled with little victories that make the hard times easier to handle. Emotions can run high for your baby once he reaches his twos. He may develop a temper and react to stress in ways you wish he didn’t . . . but this is just all part of growing up and your little guy still has a very long way to go. When […]

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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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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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