Month: August 2018

My Child Wants to Act Like a Baby (What Should I Do?)

  When he was four years old, mom Laura Minnigerode and her son Lucian set aside time to play each morning one on one, as a way to encourage connection. This devoted “Special Time” happened most days once Lucian’s two older two siblings left for school. After the rush of getting them out the door,

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Setting Limits With A Child in Public

Anna talks about the time she set a limit with her son in a mall when he kept begging for her to buy him things. She shares how she was able to keep calm, despite his demands and the concerns of onlookers. Get flustered when your child gets challenging in public? This is for you.

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Comforting a Friend’s Child

Marilupe De La Calle reads her story from Listen about comforting a friend’s child through his separation anxiety, and how those tools still come in useful i…

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Handling Sibling Rivalry

Michelle Kenney Carlson reads from our book Listen, and reflects on her experiences handling sibling rivalry before and after she discovered Hand in Hand Parenting’s tools.  

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Help a Child That Refuses to Practice – Without Nagging

Hand in Hand Instructor revisits the tools she used to help her son when he was having a hard time practicing piano, and talks about how they moved on from tantrums and upset to joyful play. Good advice here if your child refuses to start or complete a task they usually enjoy. Hand in Hand

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Don’t Get Mad, Get Curious: Setting Limits That Kids Listen To

A Guest Post by Yasmeen Almahdy If you want to set limits that your children actually listen to, doing what your parents did will not help. That is, if they yelled, nagged, bribed or sent you to your room for not complying. And if you remember how it felt when your parents issued those orders,

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Coping With Separation Anxiety

Velma talks about how she helped her son face his separation anxiety, enjoy his martial arts classes and build resilience. Velma is a Certified Instructor wi…

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How Do You Respond To Your Kid’s Questions?

Abigail responds to a mom who has difficulties answering her young daughter’s questions – most likely because it feels like answering will confirm her child’s worst suspicions! And Elle admits finding some of her kid’s simple questions difficult – especially when they ask her if she’s leaving for work. Even when she’s half out the

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Master The Morning Routine When Kids Are Grumpy

It’s a new morning, and your child is grumpy and refuses to get out of bed. “You’re so mean!” your child shouts as you tell her it’s time to get up. “I hate you!” These words seem made to rile a frazzled parent. We spend so much of our life-giving for our kids and loving

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Patru pași pentru un somn liniștit

Citiți acest articol în limba engleză De obicei, pentru a ajunge în punctul în care copiii dorm singuri avem de parcurs un drum lung presărat cu multe obstacole. Cu trei copii, am observat că a-i determina pe toți să stea și să doarmă în pat era un adevărat supliciu atât pentru mine cât și pentru

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