A guest post by Devon Kuntzman Just when it feels as though you’ve gotten the hang of parenting, your baby transforms into a toddler. With a whole new set of developmental tasks to master, you may notice your toddler is … Continue reading
Abigail gets an Instagram message from a confused dad whose sweet little baby is just becoming a toddler. He asks, “What discipline tools actually work with toddlers?”
By Raluca Dobre Most of us are taught to hush children when they cry, but parents using Hand in Hand’s approach learn how valuable crying can be for a child’s emotional health. When crying is supported with a parent’s warm … Continue reading
I’d love to live in a world where my daughter could take her time, where I could just open the back door and she could run out and play with other children all day. Unfortunately our world is not that simple. Most of us out of necessity have to, at least some of the time, get our children out of the house. And we a have a time limit.
After a bit of laughter our child is often much more likely to co-operate with us without a power struggle. Here are ten awkward moments where laughter can save the day. Repeat as necessary until the giggles (or you!) are exhausted.
By Lyra L’Estrange My two-year-old daughter had seemed upset for most of the day. She’d been crying a lot over small things and letting things get to her that normally wouldn’t. She was getting very frustrated when she couldn’t do things … Continue reading