Category Archives for "Toddler"
Do Kids Really Need Shoes? What do you think when you see barefoot kids running around? Do you shake your head and pity them? Their mother must be negligent. I know the looks because the barefoot kids are mine. I wish I could say with integrity that their shoes are off because I don’t want […]Continue reading
Okay, you think, these guys are little. I can do this. You’re about to enter the three-year-old daycare room. With a deep breath, you open the door that’s decorated with construction paper lily pads and cartoon frogs.Every eye in the place is instantly glued to your face.“Mommmyyy!” a little girl shouts, then realizes her mistake […]Continue reading
I always swore I’d never be that mom. You know, the one handing her kids iPads and iPhones…then I tried a road trip with kids.Road trips with toddlers are fresh new hell for us. And in case you didn’t know (or have forgotten) road-tripping with a toddlers just plain ol’ sucks. Like a rainy day […]Continue reading
You just want to make your child’s temper tantrums STOP.Tiring. Exhausting. Irritating. All those words easily describe the effects a temper tantrum can have on you, and your family. Today I’m over at Bombarded Mum (now Positive Parenting with Anna Partridge), talking about temper tantrums. Why they happen (it’s not what you think) and how to […]Continue reading
The Real Reasons Toddlers Act Out… You’re a parent. You can’t help it. The instinct to tell your young child to, “Behave!”, is rooted in all of us. We know kids to run, laugh, and play. But it’s not asking too much for them to listen to us, every once in a while, is it? […]Continue reading
We do too much, these days. As parents, we’re expected to be “on” all the time…and it’s exhausting. Well, this mom said enough. I’ve developed my own parenting philosophy, and it’s rooted in what’s best for our kids, not what we wish was best. Read about my journey towards embracing a lifestyle of dedicated “Lazy Parenting,” […]Continue reading