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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

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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

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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

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In this video, I sit down with Thalia over @family.snack.nutritionist to discuss common parenting issues including how to handle dangerous and aggressive behaviors, sibling rivalry, childhood anxiety and phobia, and separation anxiety! I also share how I helped my toddler overcome her intense fear of bath time! Dangerous Behaviors: 1:15​ Aggressive Behaviors: 7:50​ Toy Battles/Sibling […]

How to Handle Sibling Rivalry, Dangerous Behaviors, Childhood Phobias, Separation Anxiety, + More!

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I know you don’t have much time or energy these days, so I wanted to share 10 *SIMPLE* play ideas you can do with your toddler or preschooler today to promote healthy development. Many of these activities are things you probably already do but I help explain exactly how it’s benefiting your young child’s developing […]

10 Simple Play Activities for Toddlers

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Do you need help with toddler sleep problems? Is your 3-year old afraid of monsters? Well in this video, I share how to help with kid bedtime fears, toddler sleep problems, and kid sleep problems in general. When your child is afraid of monsters, fearful of the dark, and other scary things that might be […]

Preschooler Afraid of Monsters?! How to Help with Child Sleep Problems

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Did you know that chores have been linked to adult success?! Yup! So, can toddlers and preschoolers actually do chores?! How early should you start with chores and what actually should you have them do?! In this video, I share the best way to teach your child responsibility, why kids need to do chores, and […]

Can Toddlers Do Chores?! Age Appropriate Chore Ideas (2020)

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Phew, food throwing is the ultimate test of our patience! While very frustrating, it’s actually developmentally appropriate. In this video, I break down common reasons children throw food and simple tips to prevent it in the first place, including some simple sign language you can try to encourage your child to communicate with you during […]

Help! My Child Won’t Stop Throwing Food! How to Teach Kids to Stop Throwing Food (PART ONE)

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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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