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Happy Play Challenge Week! This week, I wanted to switch it up & have some fun! I thought I’d share what my 3-year old daughter received for her birthday. In this video, I share clips of her and her sister enjoying their new toys. TIMESTAMPS ► Introduction: 0:00- ► Item 1: 2:05 ► Item 2: […]

Preschooler Birthday Present Haul

Tantrums

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Interested in learning where to begin when it comes to teaching your child about feelings? To me, children’s books are one of my favorite ways to begin to teach toddlers and preschoolers about feelings.  Books help to open the conversation, normalize feelings, and teach children how to cope with their big feelings. A couple weeks […]

Books to Help Kids With Their Emotions

Parenting Tips

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Are you expecting another child? First of all, congratulations! A new sibling can have a huge impact on your family. This experience can look so different than with your first child. This time around, you’re likely wondering how your older child will respond to their new sibling and how best to prepare them for this […]

How to Help Your Toddler Adjust to New Baby

Parenting Tips

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Life is full of change.  Whether it’s good change, like expecting a new sibling, or unexpected change like needing to travel for a family emergency, change stresses us all out, including our children.  Whenever possible, you want to prepare your child for the upcoming change to cut back on behavioral issues and big feelings.  In […]

How to Prepare Your Child for Change

Tantrums

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Did you know tantrums & aggressive behaviors are common in the early years? Yup, that’s right.  Your child’s brain is still growing so skills like communication, emotional regulation and conflict resolution are still not fully developed.  While this is true, there are things you can do at home to help your child learn tools to […]

Children’s Book Haul | Toddler & Preschooler Anger Management

Parenting Tips

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Tips for How to Stop Breastfeeding a Baby or Toddler (or Beyond) The first supplemental feed, from a bottle, or of solid food, is the beginning of weaning. The weaning does not need to be all or nothing and it’s a personal journey for every woman. There’s no right or wrong number in terms of […]

Breastfeeding: Tips for How to Stop Breastfeeding a Baby or Toddler

Potty Training

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As with any transition, potty training works best if you think it through before you start. In this video, I’m going to be sharing 5 practical things you’re going to want to do with your child before you start potty training. ✦Check out my potty training book – The First-Time Parents Guide to Potty Training […]

How to Prepare Your Kid for Potty Training

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LYING! How to Stop Your Kid From Lying Lying is a common concern for parents. Kids can begin lying as early as age 3 because they begin to realize you are unable to read their mind. However, kids tend to lie more often between the ages of 4 and 6. In this video, I cover: […]

LYING! How to Stop Your Kid From Lying

Play, Uncategorized

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Are you tired and burned out (or as I like to say “crispy”) from playing all the time? Does even thinking about playing with your child stress you out? I’m a huge fan of play. There are so many benefits, not only for our child’s development but also for our overall connection with our child […]

Easy Play Ideas For Kids When You’re Tired (With Things You Already Have!)

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Do you struggle with tantrums after play time?? In this video, I breakdown why tantrums after play time happen, the best way to tackle this, and 5 practical tips you can try today to help prevent tantrums after play time! Love this? Don’t lose it! Click below and save to your Pinterest!

How to Handle Tantrums After Play Time | What You Need to Know About Dealing with Toddler Tantrums

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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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