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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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 […]