Tag Archives: dealing with emotions

The family

Raising Confident Children — the Early School Years

While you weren’t looking your baby has grown up into a child. You realise she is old enough to start school and wonder if she will cope… Up to 6 years of age, children are working on issues of basic trust with a primary caregiver, who is usually their Continue reading

This baby's not very happy

Q: Should I leave my baby to cry?

Question: I really like the article Help for Mom’s with Crying Babies and its message, but I’m curious about an issue I’ve had a couple times with my daughter. She’s 6 months old and a sweet, happy, funny baby Continue reading

Mom and Toddler

Q: When should I start to discipline my toddler?

Question: I have a lively, energetic, sometimes strong-willled but otherwise delightful and loving toddler. I don’t want to be over-strict, but I don’t want to be permissive either. When should I start to “discipline” her and how should I go about it? Continue reading

Bouncing Castle Smiles

Toddlers and Tantrums

We’ve all heard of the ‘terrible twos’. Many parents with young babies wonder if they will cope when their baby reaches his second birthday, and not far behind it, the sadly misnamed terrible twos. But the good news is that two-year-olds are working on reaching some very important developmental Continue reading

Mom Makes it Fun

Make it Fun – Get it Done

Happily, children are very social little people who want to please us, and have us love them. That can be a huge asset when it comes to getting things done that we need to get done, without resistance, trauma or tears. We can make everyday tasks pleasurable for children, develop their skills and build Continue reading