How To Diffuse a Temper Tantrum

Just about every parent has had a moment in parenthood when their child as done lost their mind; a legs flailing, arms flying, mouth screaming temper tantrum. Most say the year of the two’s are the worst, makes sense because this is a time when your child realizes that they have their own mind and can test the boundaries of their parents. In my experience the age of 4 and 6 were the worst, with my youngest it’s this age of four and with my oldest it was once she hit 6 that I found myself dealing with various parental […]

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Keep the Kids Calm During A Move

Moving is a pretty hectic time for most people, regardless of how old they are. Between the stress of getting packed up and the uncertainty involved in transitioning to a new home, there are a lot of things going on and it’s tough to manage them all. Moves can be especially hectic for kids, whose stress often converts into temper tantrums and other outbursts that only make the process more difficult for you. Try some of these tips to keep your kids calm during a move and help the process go as smoothly as possible. Give them advance notice Kids […]

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Becoming a Parent – Tough Love & Mistakes

I wrote yesterday about how I changed when I became a parent and today  I would like to write about how I am a strong believer in tough love and making mistakes. Side Note: I would also love for you all to check out a post written yesterday by Sugar Jones called Good Mom, Bad Mom. I am a big, huge fan of tough love and allowing your children to make mistakes. Now do not get me wrong, it breaks my heart to see my children pout, frown and yes even get hurt a little BUT the point behind this […]

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