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Talking To Toddlers – 4 Secrets That Bring You Closer

Toddlers are often talked about as if they are a species unto themselves. And when we’re in the thick of it — the testing, mood swings and meltdowns …

Secrets To Magical Kids’ Parties

Over the past twenty-one years, my husband and I have thrown dozens of kid parties for our three children. While a few of these celebrations were …

When Your 3 Year Old Grabs Toys

Hi Janet,<p>I started reading your blog several months ago, and have managed to read most of your posts, and a couple of Magda Gerber’s books too. I …

10 Easy Chicken and Rice Dinners

Chicken and rice, chicken and rice, there isn't a dinner that's quite as nice!<p>These 10 chicken and rice dinners check off all the boxes: They're not …

7 Myths That Discourage Independent Play

The value of child-directed play is universally recognized and one of the few aspects of child-rearing that experts and thought leaders agree on. …

Solving Toddler Sleep Issues with Sleep Expert Lisa Sunbury (transcript included)

In this episode: Janet is joined by Lisa Sunbury to provide insight and answers to a mom who says she is spending hours every night trying to get her …

Parenting

Delicious Gluten Free Victoria Sponge | Cakes | Recipes | Freee

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>Cake tin diameter<p>2 x 15cm/6"<p>2 x 18cm/7"<p>2 x 20cm/8"<p><b>CAKE</b><p>FREEE Self Raising Flour<p>125g<p>175g<p>250g<p>butter, softened<p>125g<p>175g<p>250g<p>eggs<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>caster …

An Educator’s Guide to Creating Learning Spaces in Small Places…

<i>“If a seed of lettuce will not grow, we do not blame the lettuce. Instead, the fault lies with us for not having nourished the seed properly.”</i> …

3 Reasons Kids Don’t Need Toilet Training (And What To Do Instead)

As a parenting teacher and writer, my intention is to support, encourage, and answer questions. So I feel a teensy twinge of guilt when I’m asked for …

Whining Woes – Why Children Whine & How to Stop it.

Whining is an almost inevitable part of childhood. “ Mommeeeee, Daddeeeee . . . pleeeeease . . .” or “But why? I don’t want to. I want you to do it” …

Perfect Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

If you need to make gluten free chocolate cupcakes and you only want the best, easy recipe, the search is over! These perfectly moist and tender …

23 ideas which will make you more effective at getting your child's attention!

23 ideas which will make you more effective at getting your child's attention!<p>Do you have a child who finds it hard to turn her or his attention to …

Becoming Light Reflectors

Continued...<p>Practically, how can we do this? It begins with a decision to see the light in our kids, and this is profound because we very often focus …

Toddler Discipline That Works (It’s About Our Attitude)

The secret to raising children who generally cooperate with our rules and direction has very little to do with specific strategies or wordplay like …

"I See You're Having A Hard Time": Why Connection Parenting Doesn't Reward "Bad Behavior" | A Parenting Resources Guide

A Guest Post with Kathy Gordon<p>We’ve all had those mornings. The one that begins like nothing will ever be right again:<p>“I do not want to get dressed. …

When your child asks you That Question about Santa

Is it really okay to teach your child to believe in Santa? I’ve been asked that several times this month, by parents worried about the role they’ve …

15 Ways to Give Joy on Your Child's Birthday

Continued...<p><b>9. Invite Party Guests to Send a Special Message!</b> Have everyone who comes over for a party write something to the birthday child on a …

Surviving Sibling Struggles

A parent recently posed this question in a Facebook discussion group: <i>Why do older siblings sometimes hurt younger ones? Take toys from them? I don’t</i> …

Soft and Chewy Gluten Free Gingerbread Men ⋆ Great gluten free recipes for every occasion.

These gluten free chewy gingerbread men cookies are soft and perfectly spiced for all your holiday cookie-baking needs—or any time of year.<p>I have a</b> …

Create a Portable Sensory and Emotional Toolkit for Kids

When my firstborn son was 3, I began using <b>time-in</b> with him as my <b>highly sensitive</b> boy found <b>time-outs</b> very distressing. I created a peaceful space for …

10 Games for Kids That Won't Brush Their Teeth | A Parenting Resources Guide

They say “choose your battles wisely,” and getting teeth brushed in most houses is one many of us struggle with. But with up to 90 percent of …

When saying goodbye is HARD—help your toddler manage separation anxiety

My young daughter’s panicky shrieks of, “Mama no go!” and “stay Mama!” were part of the morning ritual as I left the house to go to work. Screaming …

Parenting

Pick 'n' Mix Vegetable Shreddies

Sunday afternoon. The time when I peer into my fridge/pantry to find the weekly dregs, and wonder what I can do with them. My friends; the last …

Food

Redirect Notice

How to End Screen Time Without A Struggle

Share106K<p>Pin516<p>WhatsApp<p>Email<p>Tweet<p>Do you ever struggle with getting your kids off the screen? Does it often end in tears (both theirs and yours)? Like …

Five Games You Can Play with Your Kids in Under Five Minutes

5 Games You Can Play with Your Kids in 5 Minutes<p>Let's face it. Some of us feel like we don't have time to play.<p>But not our kids. No. It's like they …

Kids

How to Hold a Limit Calmly Even When Your Child Is Melting Down

As parents, we do so much to support our children in their happiness. We make sure to get just the right balance of peanut butter and jelly on their …

The Real Reasons Toddlers Push Limits

Limit-pushing behavior can confound even the most attuned parent or caregiver. Why would our sweet darling throw her toy at us when we’ve <i>just</i> asked …

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Child to Listen

Life would be so much smoother if our children would just cooperate, wouldn’t it? If they’d just listen to us about bedtime, mealtime, chores, etc., …

Parenting

6 Ways to Do Special Time When You Have More Than One Child | A Parenting Resources Guide

Go figure! Kids love attention. And they love parent’s attention better than most. That’s probably because giving them regular undivided attention …

Parenting