Monthly Archives: May 2018

Risky Business: The Benefits of Letting Children Take Risks

By |May 31st, 2018|

The phrase “Helicopter Parent” gets thrown around a lot these days. It’s used to describe parents who overprotect their children from risk or failure, whether it’s physical or emotional.

Most of us are not as extreme as “Helicopter Parents,” but we want to protect our children. Allowing our children to take risks can be challenging for […]

Creatures Under The Bed: Toddler fears about imaginary things and ways to help

By |May 10th, 2018|

Spend just a few minutes playing with a toddler and it becomes clear that their imaginations are capable of taking them to wonderful places and on amazing adventures.

The downside to their busy brains? They don’t come with an “off” switch. At around age 3, the fear of imaginary creatures (such as monsters or shadows in […]

Estrategias para ir de compras con tu peque y sin estrés

By |May 9th, 2018|

Al ejercer la paternidad con peques chiquitos  (en edad preescolar o menores), sabrás que llega el momento en que son físicamente capaces de sentarse en los asientos del carrito de compras, así que es una experiencia completamente diferente. Esto tal vez no sea un tema primordial para un libro de educación, pero la mayoría de […]

Growing Your Parenting Toolbox

By |May 4th, 2018|

Let’s be honest: Most of us don’t waltz into parenthood knowing what we’re doing. We seek guidance from family, peers, and pediatricians, but even then, parenting is still often a learn-as-you-go process, which is why we make mistakes and fall into parenting traps.

The good news is that when it comes to parenting there is always […]