New Year’s resolutions for children

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New Years resolutions can teach children positive ways in which they can alter their behavior. Plus, when you make resolutions as a family, you can build an even stronger bond with your children when improving your entire household

Four Helpful Steps on How to Stop Toddler Tantrums


My son had just one issue with group games – he had to be the winner! If someone was faster in a race or had more painting skills (a great mystery in his mind), the following sequence of events would follow: He would cry, throw himself on the floor, cry again, repeat. There were times […]

This is the Secret to Raising Empowered Learners


You bring your defenseless baby back home. The smell, the smiles, the noise, and the excitement makes up for the long sleepless nights! And in a blink of an eye your little one transforms into an active toddler, then a persistent preschooler, and ends up becoming a challenging teenager. Some of us enjoy the experience […]

Dealing with Change: Here’s How to Help Your Preschooler


The children were only one and four years old when we suddenly had to move. The reality is that I wasnt that excited about the change but I was determined to teach my children that change was as an opportunity for growth. Since we were moving out of town, I decided to do it in […]

Newborn in the House? Get Ready for Some Toddler Drama!


He seemed happy in the picture next to his newly born baby sister. But that was not the reality. The truth is, it took my 2-year old son a long time to come to peace with the new intruder in the house. The moment we brought baby Valerie back from the hospital, that’s when the […]

How to Keep Your Composure During a Toddler Tantrum


I once heard a wonderful story of a parent shopping for groceries in a supermarket. The child kept throwing tantrums during the entire shopping experience. But the parent kept repeating the phrase Chris, you are safe and with a very calm-manner reassured the child we are almost done. The same type of episode repeated in […]