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 […]

Strategies on How to Survive Your Toddler’s Power Struggles


I remember when my son turned two, his temperament and strong will started to emerge. Dressing became a daily struggle; he imposed his sense of fashion early in his life by choosing to wear pajamas or imposing his will to wear a swimsuit to preschool. What a stressful time!