Month: May 2017

Cum îi ajutăm pe copii cu agresivitatea

Mușcă?! Împinge?! Trage de păr?! Copilul tău s-a năpustit vreodată asupra altuia și l-a rănit? Poate un alt copil agresiv l-a deranjat pe al tău? Aproape toți părinții fac eforturi pentru a înțelege și a-și ajuta copiii când îi rănesc pe alții sau sunt chiar ei răniți de către alți copii. E un șoc pentru

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Cum facem față comportamentului agresiv al copiilor?

Agresivitatea , comportament al copiilor ce ne pune aproape pe toți în impas. Toți părinții se confruntă la un moment dat cu agresivitatea copiilor. Devine exasperant, extenuant, ne copleșesc emoțiile și nu mai știm ce să facem ca să scăpăm de acest comportament. Tindem să devenim și noi agresivi la rândul nostru, să îi rănim

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When a new baby comes along

Replay of When a New Baby Comes Along

In this free parenting call replay, with Hand in Hand Instructors Julie Johnson and Laura Minnigerode, you’ll learn how to prepare for the birth of a child (whether it’s the first time or a sibling), how to maintain your connection with your other children when the new baby comes along, and how to create a community of support around you as your family grows. They also explore what happens for fathers after a baby is born and how they can maintain a strong connection with their child.

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9 Steps to Beat Boredom With Connection [INFOGRAPHIC]

What happens to you when your child announces “I’m bored?” Despite research telling us that boredom is actually good for children – it can help foster creativity and independence – most of us try to rush into a solution when we hear those words. Boredom strikes when children become unstuck in their play. Perhaps they are

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Parenting From Different Pages – Replay

Thanks for joining Hand in Hand Instructors Megha Mawandia and Anca Deaconu in this free parenting call about the challenges you face when your idea of parenting faces resistance from others. Megha and Anca discussed, through examples, how you can peacefully manage the differences that may appear between the way you approach parenting and the way that school, your

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6 Ways to Do Special Time When You Have More Than One Child

On Special Time Go figure! Kids love attention. And they love parent’s attention better than most. That’s probably because giving them regular undivided attention can be really beneficial for them. Feeling Connected Means Feeling Better When a parent pours in their attention a child feels really seen. Even if they haven’t been openly signalling, through whining, tantrums or

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20 Years of Hand in Hand And My Kids Are Thriving

“I was lucky to get involved with Hand in Hand (then Parents Leadership Institute) when my children were aged 6, 3, and just-born, over twenty years ago.  I was in quite a lot of stress, as we were trying to cope with joint custody for the two older ones, attachment issues for an adopted child,

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Ne bucurăm că te-ai alăturat acestui teleseminar gratuit de parenting!

Te-ai înregistrat! Te rugăm să îți verifici adresa de e-mail pentru detalii legate de call. Abia așteptăm să ne conectăm cu tine! Dacă vrei să afli la ce oră (pe fusul tău orar) va avea loc teleseminarul, o poți face aici. De asemenea, vei primi newsletterul nostru lunar cu informațiile și susținerea ce sperăm să-ți

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Unexplained Crying May Come from an Emotional Need

With Laura Minnigerode You thought you’d covered everything. It’s late in the day, your baby is fed, healthy, and her diaper is changed, you’ve jiggled and jostled her until you are exhausted, and she is still crying. Or… You managed to get them to settle only to be woken at 2 am by their screaming. It

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Why Crying Helps Calm Fearful Children

A guest post by Laura Minnigerode Children’s brains are wired to connect with caregivers. And if they cry it means they feel especially safe and secure. Since a child’s limbic system works brilliantly to protect them, they will often find a pretext to offload stress, whether that’s a small bump which causes a big cry,

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The Secret to Helping Your Baby’s Brain Grow

When you carve out a few minutes each day for Special Time with your baby, you’re taking an important opportunity to stimulate your baby’s brain, heal the hurts that may have settled in, and connect in a wonderful way.

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Listening to Little Kids Helps Them Sleep

By Laura Minnigerode Carmela is 21 months old, and a student in my classroom in a community college lab school. Because she loves to play and is not as sleepy as many of the other children she usually struggles at nap-time. Often, the teachers in the classroom will tell substitutes and student teachers, “Carmela doesn’t sleep

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