Most parents feel pressured to have well-behaved children. The pressure comes from well-meaning family, teachers, and judgmental stares from strangers.
The sleeping patterns of babies are often unpredictable and complex. They raise difficult questions and pose a great challenge for new parents.
Emotional intelligence is a child’s ability to perceive, understand, and effectively manage their own feelings; to read subtle cues; and relate empathically to the feelings of others.
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- Questions about potty for 2.8 year old
- How to help a 4 year old go to bed alone
- Helping a 5 year old transition to school
- Handling a 5 year old fears
- When all things go wrong how do we handle the mistakes we make with our children
- How to say good bye to grandparents after they have been with the family for awhile
- Handling sibling rivalry in the car
- What are the pros/cons of a pacifier
- What does inconsistency with caregivers create for toddler
- What to do with nightmare and night terrors
- How to help our a preschooler stop sucking their thumb
- Handling the 7 year old who has a hard time following direction
- How to help a 3 year old to learn to say sorry
- How to handle the comparison from older sibling to younger sibling
- Twins one follows direction - the other does not do as well
- How to parent as a team - dealing with differing parenting styles
- Handling brushing teeth and hair with under 4 year old’s
- Dealing with sibling's asking for one parent for bedtime
- How to handle routines/rules with a leader preschool
- Handling when your preschooler always wants to be first ALWAYS
- What happens when children respond differently to each parent
- Getting on the same page with between parents
- Handling the topic of death
- Remembering the amount of tantrums a toddler/preschooler has and handling the 3 year old tantrum
- Managing when school age kids speak in "sassy" disrespectful ways
- How to get the toddler back on track with sleep and routine after a big transition
- Working on lack of motivation and building discipline/responsibility in a 7 year old
- Dealing with cousins fighting
- How to handling a toddler who is using hitting as a way to engage
- Dealing with the parents fears of Kindergarten
- Handling siblings fighting who are under 4 years old
- Sleep issues due to vacation changes
- Taking care of a toddler when you're 36 weeks pregnant - what's self-care? what's selfish?
- How to manage when children are rude to adults/grandparents
- Feeling guilty about not enjoying a vacation and what to learn from it
- Managing an 18 month old that is screaming and hitting themselves when upset/angry
- Sleep and a new born how to get them on the right track
- How to help toddler not disrupt conversations
- Helping toddlers transition to school
- Dealing with wakeful 18 month old at night
- How to help school age children manage being with her grandparents and change of routine
- How to be safe with an infant and toddler while co-sleeping
- Handling guests, lack of routine and vacation time with children
- What to do when toddler fights the changing table and diaper changing
- How to figure out what to hold on to and to let go of when it comes to parenting
- Handling morning fights before getting out of the house with a toddler
- How to handle identical twins in the classroom/school
- Dealing with children's fears
- Managing potty accidents in a 5 year old
- Dealing with breastfeeding, whining and baby #2
- Handling a new setting(summer camp) with a preschooler when your gut tells you not to take them
- How to handle when your child tells you "I hate you"
- Dealing with fear of swimming/pool
- How to deal with not listening from 5 y.o.
Q&A from Members
My twins rip up the books we read. How do I get them to stop?
He doesn't want to go to camp. Now what?
A smartwatch for kids? Good or bad?
An angel at school and not so much at home. How do we achieve consistency?
Can I ever just reward them with all of the chocolate?
What's the best way to break a habit?
"I don't love you, Mommy." Does my little one mean it?
How do I respond to "Is Grandpa gonna be okay?"
Can I PLEASE, impose consequences? Pretty PLEASE?
I just lost it with my kid. How do I restore order?