Month: July 2019

How to Master Motherhood (and other parenting lies)

You probably got very excited when you discovered that Hand in Hand Parenting had five tools that could rescue you when parenting got sticky (or downright dirty). Very excited. It was the exact result you wanted Google to deliver.  It may even have been  how you found our podcast. You needed answers. Here they were.

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How To Get A Defiant Child Moving When You Have to Be Somewhere

How do you get a defiant moving when your child is defiant, and you have to be somewhere? You just dropped one child at his playdate. Now you have 15 minutes to scoot across to the pool for your younger kid’s swim lesson. Easy, right? Actually no. Your child is refusing to scoot. He doesn’t

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How To Potty Train Your Child in 10 Easy Years

Since we have all personally gone through potty training and we will all have to go through it with our kids, you’d think we’d have nailed down one, surefire potty training method. But the 11,000 google results you get when you type in ‘How to potty train my child,’ clearly shows that a one-size-fits-all approach

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How to Parent When You Just Don’t Know What To Do

Does it ever seem like your preschooler’s behavior is out of control and it just has you stumped? It feels like you tried everything, and have no clue what to do next? Me too.   There’s a story I often tell parents about a time when my child was about 3 1/2 (everything they say about

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3 smart, sensitive ways to respond to your child’s anxieties

The three ideas in this podcast will help you respond well to your child’s anxiety “Mom, I can’t go to camp today. I have a stomachache.” This is the third time this week your child has complained of a sore stomach, and yet she shows no other symptoms of being unwell. You wonder…is something else

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