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Parenting Tips, Potty Training

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Potty training while on the go can feel overwhelming. There’s a lot going on and the last thing you want to have happen is an accident while you’re out and about. In today’s video, I share potty training essentials (aka MUST HAVES) while traveling. I also share quick tips to keep in mind when on […]

Potty Training On The Go | What You Need & What You Need To Know


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How much independent playtime is okay? How often should I be playing with my baby/child? If you’ve ever wondered those questions then this video is for you! In today’s video, I’ll be sharing how much time you should be playing with your child and how much time your child should be playing independently. TIMESTAMPS ► […]

How Much Time Should You Be Playing With Your Kid?


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Are you interested in learning where to begin when it comes to preparing your child for daycare, preschool, or Kindergarten? To me, children’s books are one of my favorite ways to begin to emotionally prepare children for change. Books help to open the conversation, normalize feelings, and teach children how to cope with their big […]

Starting School: Children’s Book Haul

Parenting Tips

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Are you nervous about your child starting school soon especially if they’ve been isolated for so long given everything that’s happened this past year? If so, today’s video is for you. In this video you’ll learn 10 practical tips for emotionally preparing your child for preschool or Kindergarten. Be sure you’re subscribed to my YouTube […]

Prepare Your Child for Daycare or School | Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness

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Is your child constantly throwing things? Whether it’s out of frustration or excitement, this behavior can be so frustrating as parents. In today’s video, I’m going to be sharing: ✔Typical age this behavior starts ✔Common reasons it happens ✔Step by step how to handle the behavior in the moment Last week’s video: How to teach […]

How to Stop Kids From Throwing Things

Parenting Tips

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Is your child quick to fly off the handle? Do you want to help them learn how to cope with intense feelings like anger and disappointment? If so, just know – you’re not the only one. Teaching our children how to manage their big emotions is hard work and it’s a skill that takes time […]

How to Teach Your Child to Calm Down | Teaching Mindfulness to Toddlers and Kids

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Nothing gets our heart rates up as parents/caregivers/teachers then seeing our children scream and cry over toys. Whether it’s between siblings, cousins, or peers, witnessing toy battles that seem to be endless is exhausting and frustrating, am I right? I know how hard it is to see our children struggle with sharing, taking turns, and […]

How to Stop Toddler from Snatching Toys | Tips for Teaching Kids to Share


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Today, I want to talk about biting! I get this question so often so we need to talk! Biting is actually quite common amongst young children but I know that’s not what you came here to hear! In today’s video, I’ll be spilling the tea ☕️ on the best ways to prevent & manage biting […]

Toddler BITING: How to Prevent and Manage Biting in Kids

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We all have disagreements with our partner or co-parent from time to time. It’s a normal part of being in a relationship with someone, but is it healthy to fight in front of your kids?! In today’s video, I share 5 Rules to Keep In mind the next time you and your partner have a […]

Is It OK to Argue in Front of Your Kids? | 5 Rules to Keep in Mind When Arguing in Front of Your Kids

Parenting Tips

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Today we’re talking about thumb sucking.  This question was actually inspired by questions I get inside my private parent coaching community, The Mom Sisterhood.  Did you know that thumb sucking is actually incredibly common in children? Research suggests that between 70-90 percent of children suck their thumb at some point. Most children will gradually grow […]

Thumb Sucking: Why it Happens & Best Way to Stop 

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If there’s anyone who knows what you’re going through, it’s me. I’ve got two kids of my own, and while motherhood is a blessing beyond measure, people rarely talk about the dark side of it – the side filled with tantrums, yelling, and your-favorite-dresses-filled-with-milk-and-purée.

Well, I’ve spent my life encouraging moms to stand up, speak up, and do what it takes to put themselves back on their to-do list. This is the first step to a smoother-sailing journey through motherhood, and with access to my online community and sisterhood, you’ll soon have the confidence to mother like a mother – from keeping toys in cots to potty training to winning the war against bedtime resistance and beyond.

Hi there! I’m Jazmine. Clinical psychologist, author, parent educator, and most importantly, mother.

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