Monthly Archives: November 2017

Strategies For Stress-Free Shopping Trips With Preschoolers

By |November 30th, 2017|

As parents of infants and/or toddlers, you know that once your child is physically capable of sitting in the front of the shopping cart, it’s a game changer when it comes to shopping with your child in tow. It might not be a milestone for the baby book, but most parents can recall the first […]

Rebel With A Cause: Understanding Preschooler Misbehavior

By |November 20th, 2017|

An unavoidable part of parenting is setting limits. In the first part of Triple P’s Disobedience series, we looked at setting limits for curious toddlers. In this post, we explore how to create reasonable expectations and set fair limits for preschoolers.

The mind of a preschooler is like a sponge, absorbing all sorts of information about […]

Say What?! Ways To Discourage Swearing

By |November 8th, 2017|

The first time your toddler belts out their first “potty” word—that they no doubt learned from their older sibling—your first reaction might be laughter, which you immediately regret, then a firm discussion on how potty-talk words are not okay to use.

But nothing quite prepares you for the first time they drop a swear word—especially in […]

Atrapando a un ladrón – Cómo desalentar los Hábitos de Robo

By |November 7th, 2017|

Puede empezar por simplemente encontrar un juguete extraño en la mochila de tu peque. Cuando tú preguntas de donde salió puede que recibas una respuesta al aire, “ah!, mi amigo Liam, me dijo que yo me podía quedar con él”.

Pero luego, unos días después, notas que un par de dólares te faltan de tu cartera […]

Problem Solved! Tactics for easing homework challenges

By |November 1st, 2017|

As school settles in for the fall season, many kindergarteners and elementary school children are heading home with homework packets in their backpacks. For some parents (and students), this is their first go-around with homework. For some children, it is an exciting chance to show their parents what they are working on at school. For […]