Ask the Child Therapist Episode 12: 4 Truths About Toddlerhood You Have to Accept

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 12: 4 Truths About Toddlerhood You Have to Accept

Toddlers are my favorite little people. I can say that because my last child has finally moved out of that stage and I am now [sniffle, sniffle] toddler-less. A funny thing happens when you are no longer in the throes of toddlerhood – you see toddlers in a whole new light.
When you are knee deep in toddlerhood, you often miss the cute innocence of toddlers. You might miss the hysterical way they try to exert their independence. You probably see no humor when they fall to the ground and forget how to walk or how they have no filter when they talk to strangers.

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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Parenting a Toddler

5 Common Mistakes People Make When Parenting a Toddler

Are you parenting a toddler? I’m sorry. As cute as toddlers are, they put parents to the ultimate test. The combination is all wrong. A strong desire to flee parents, but no clue about where they are going. A strong desire to do everything for themselves, but no coordination to make that happen. Welcome to Frustrationville, population – you.

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5 Ways to Prevent Kids from Having Holiday Meltdowns

5 Ways to Prevent Kids from Having Holiday Meltdowns

It is that time of year again – frenzied shopping, experimental baking and party after party. Holidays are many people’s favorite time of year. I love everything about the holidays – except the over stimulation and pace that turns my otherwise well-behaved little children – into gremlins, causing holiday meltdowns.

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25 of the Best Family Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Remember

25 of the Best Family Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Remember

Looking for unique family traditions? Here are the best family Christmas traditions to jump start Christmas! Find family traditions your kids will remember!

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 6: How Do I Keep My Kids Safe? The Best Lifesaving Tips.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 6: How Do I Keep My Kids Safe? The Best Lifesaving Tips.

We all want to keep out kids safe, but how do you do that effectively. Here are the best tips to follow.

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The Ultimate Children’s Bean Bag Chair for Kids: Brentwood Review and Giveaway

The Ultimate Children’s Bean Bag Chair for Kids: Brentwood Review and Giveaway

Is your child a wiggle worm? We’ve had no luck finding a bean bag chair that was hypoallergenic, comfortable and can stand the test of time, until now. Read my review and enter to win one of your own!

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The 13 Stages of Parenting: What Stage are You In?

The 13 Stages of Parenting: What Stage are You In?

Parenting is a roller coaster of emotions. You will pull your hair out, cry and love so hard you’ll forget about the first two. Buckle up and prepare for the 13 stages of parenting.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 3: How Can I Help My Aggressive Child?

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 3: How Can I Help My Aggressive Child?

In episode 3 of Ask the Child Therapist, we talk about how to help your aggressive child.

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Why Your Husband Doesn’t Spend Time with the Kids and How to Make that Change

Why Your Husband Doesn’t Spend Time with the Kids and How to Make that Change

You feed the kids. You bath the kids. You put the kids to bed. You are starting to wonder why your husband doesn’t spend time with the kids? Here are some reasons why that might be happening and how to change it.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 1: How to Help Kids Who Fear Trying New Things

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 1: How to Help Kids Who Fear Trying New Things

In this episode I will answer how to help your child is they are scared to try new things, how a child is born with anxiety and how to help kids socially.

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Does Your Child Have a Fear of Sleeping Alone? Avoid These 5 Mistakes.

Does Your Child Have a Fear of Sleeping Alone? Avoid These 5 Mistakes.

You are so over the whole sharing your bed idea. You dream about dreaming again. Avoid these mistakes when trying to get your kids to sleep in their own bed.

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To Spank or Not to Spank? That is the Question.

To Spank or Not to Spank? That is the Question.

You and your partner disagree on spanking? Is spanking effective? A Child Therapist chimes in on the argument to spank or not to spank.

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What to Do When Your Child is Scared of Halloween

What to Do When Your Child is Scared of Halloween

For most kids Halloween is all about fun and candy, but for some kids all the focus on blood and gore can make them scared of Halloween. Here’s how to help.

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How Do I Get My Child to be More Independent? A Step-by-Step Guide

How Do I Get My Child to be More Independent? A Step-by-Step Guide

Do you ask yourself, “How do I get my child to be more independent?” Here is a step-by-step guide to get your kids to do things for themselves and develop life skills.

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Do You Want Your Toddlers to Listen? Then Stop Telling Them This.

Do You Want Your Toddlers to Listen? Then Stop Telling Them This.

Trying to get your toddlers to listen? Unfortunately we talk to toddlers all wrong. Stop doing this and stop getting frustrated.

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