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Discipline, Parenting Tips

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Rather listen? Here’s a link to the episode on my podcast. We know our kids need both LOVE & LIMITS, but what does that sound like in everyday life? Here’s the Recipe For Healthy Boundaries: Empathy – Try to see the situation from your child’s eyes. What is THEIR perspective? Identify and communicate this to […]

Top 3 Mistakes Parents Make When Setting Boundaries

Discipline, Parenting Tips

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Rather listen? Here’s a link to the episode on my podcast! When it comes to aggressive behaviors, it’s tempting to overcomplicate things by: But please don’t… Here’s what to try instead. It’s really simple.  When kids get aggressive (e.g., hitting, kicking, throwing, biting, etc.)… 1. Limit your words   2. Focus on letting your behavior speak […]

Exactly How to Handle Aggressive Behaviors in the Moment

Discipline, Parenting Tips, Tantrums

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I think one of the biggest parenting triggers is whining. Whining makes it hard to think clearly and step into our best selves. Let me share with you why kids whine, what to say when your child whines, and how to stop kids from whining.

How to Stop Kids Whining & Help Them Speak Calmly


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Would it surprise you if I said that you should start discipline now, even if your child is an infant? In this blog, I’m going to break down how and when you should start positive discipline practice, and how to use positive discipline with your child and what it looks like. What does discipline mean? […]

When and How to Discipline Your Baby, Toddler, or Child Using Positive Discipline

Discipline, Parenting Tips

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A common question I get is “Dr. Jazmine, do you recommend time-outs for toddlers or preschoolers? What’s your whole perspective on this?” When it comes to discipline and helping your child make good choices, learn new behaviors, and teach lagging skills, there are many approaches out there. As a clinical psychologist, I am a fan […]

Do Time-Outs Work? Or Are They Harmful? Disciplining Your Toddler or Preschooler Using Time-Outs


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Discipline & setting limits can be tricky. On one end, we want to curb the misbehavior and increase cooperation with our toddler or preschooler but we also want to do so in a way that’s respectful and cuts back on the tears and tantrums. Really, this comes down to TWO big things: Managing our expectations […]

Positive Discipline for Toddlers & Preschoolers


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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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One question I get often is “Dr. Jazmine, when do I start positive discipline and how the heck do I do it?” If you’ve had this question, then this video is for you. I break down exactly what discipline means, when to start positive discipline, and examples to get you started. Love this? Don’t lose […]

DISCIPLINE: How and When to Get Started With Your Child


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Have you ever wondered how to implement age-appropriate consequences?! Where to even begin!? If so, this video is for you! I will breaking down the differences between a logical and natural consequence and positive and negative consequences. Love this? Don’t lose it! Click below and save to your Pinterest!

How to Give Consequences to Kids | Positive Discipline Made Easy

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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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