Let’s face it, kids are more likely to act out during holidays because there is less structure and more stress. And parents are less likely to have patience and more likely to respond with frustration. So here are 5 holiday parenting tips that will keep you sane and successful.
Anxiety in young children can look like many difficult behaviors. If your preschooler, toddler or infant is showing signs of anxiety, this parenting talk is for you. I’ll go over what is normal for this age, what anxiety looks like in young children and how you can help your young child manage their anxiety.
Are you a parent triggered by your child? No one can push your buttons the way your child does. But for some parents interactions with their child can feel more extreme because their child not only pushes their buttons, but triggers uncontrollable reactions. This article is about the things you can do right now to break free from being triggered.
Sensory activities are a great way to help a child gain confidence and lessen behavior issues. Check out these activities that help with the vestibular and proprioceptive senses.
The toddler years can be filled with tears and meltdowns and a whole lot of parental frustration, but it doesn’t have to be. Are you tired of having your toddler ignore you and refuse to do what you ask? Check out these tips to get your toddler to cooperate.
Having your child participate in chores provides huge benefits to them and to you. Your child learns valuable skills needed for independence as well as hard work and delayed gratification. Check out these chore lists by age for ideas to get everyone to help out around the house.
As a parent of a child with a learning disability, special needs or a disorder, you want your child to grow into independence and be able to one day thrive on their own. However depending on your child’s particular struggles and challenges, you may question if this is even possible. Or you may simply question when to push them to do more or when to let things go. These tips make implementing chores for your child with special needs easier.
Disciplining a teenager can be a hard task for a parent or caregiver, but with the right approach and tools it doesn’t have to be.
Disciplining school age children can be tough on parents as they transition from having more control in the early childhood years to the more independent teenage years. Find out how you can make the transition easier.
Disciplining children is one of the toughest jobs a parent or caregiver has. Here are some tools and tips for more effective discipline for toddlers thru age 8.