Parenting Q&A

Parenting Q&A

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my toddler needs a lot of explanations

My toddler needs a very long explanation before listening to anything I say. I’m tired of needing to explain myself for every little thing, what can I do?

April 28, 2020

It’s ok to provide explanations for rules, actions, and limits. You will want to keep these explanations concise and tailored to your child’s age. For instance, for a three-year-old, you…

young siblings playing

My older child keeps hitting my younger child, how do I get her to stop?

April 27, 2020

Catch Your Child Being Good!  Praise your daughter every time she is friendly, gentle, uses a soft touch, shares, etc. with her younger sibling. Try to be specific with your…

child sound asleep

My three year old insists I stay with him until he falls asleep, which can take up to 3 hours! What can I do?

April 27, 2020

Make a Plan Structure bedtime and discuss this new structure with your child: “Tonight I would like to try something new! What would you say if for bedtime tonight we…