worrying about your toddler’s aggression? You aren’t alone. We see you mama… When everyone else is sleeping, finally, but you are wide awake. Your three-year-old whacked another kid in the playground today, and not for the first time. You … Continue reading
Hitting? Pinching? Kicking? Most children act aggressively but it can be very tough to see and tougher to understand. When a child is aggressive our instinct is often to shut it down – “Don’t hit,” we say, or “I don’t want … Continue reading
“Are your parents strict?” Remember when that was all anyone asked about parents? Now we have dozens of labels, from gentle and calm parenting to authoritative and authoritarian. We have tiger moms, and helicopter moms, we have free-range parenting, positive … Continue reading
Hand in Hand’s Laura Minnigerode uses a special limit setting tool called a vigorous snuggle with a child that scratches and grabs. The warmth and smiles she uses while saying “no,” diffuses anger and fosters connection. Here’s how to set a limit with affection even when a child has aggression.
Is your toddler too angry to sleep? Read on to learn how to read the signs and get a solution. By Lyra L’Estrange Does it ever seem like your toddler is just unsettled? Can’t be happy? Can’t be playful? And definitely … Continue reading
I love how Patty has managed to make the information as simple and accessible as possible, considering how challenging these simple concepts are for most parents to put into practice day after day, this accessibility is so badly needed and such … Continue reading