Did you know that parenting is about 80% mindset and 20% tips and tricks? When parenting little ones, I truly believe it is more about your thinking, perspective, and mindset as you navigate tantrums and other big feelings. It’s so helpful to have an awareness of what you’re thinking in your mind during the most […]
One of my most asked questions is how to handle aggressive behaviors. Whether that’s hitting, biting, kicking, scratching, pinching, I’ll spill the tea on how to handle these behaviors. So don’t worry, I’ve got you. Keep in mind, I’m talking about younger kids – think infancy to age 5 – especially toddlers and preschoolers. We’re […]
Much of what looks like misbehavior is really your child trying to get their needs met. Common unmet needs include: -Physical activity -Connection/attention -Power and control -Tired or hungry In this video, I’ll break down common behavior and what it could mean. //REGISTER FOR FREE DISCIPLINE WORKSHOP: How to get your child to listen without […]
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 […]
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 […]
Oh, screen time struggles! Knowing how to end screen time without tears can be hard, especially if you’re already so busy. In this video, I break down the common reasons why toddlers and preschoolers have a difficult time ending screen time. I also share my tips for screen time and how to prevent tantrums afterwards. […]
In today’s video, I’m answering a question about toddler tantrums and screaming!! I share practical steps to try in the moment and important things to remember about tantrums and power struggles. Love this? Don’t lose it! Click below and save to your Pinterest!
Do you struggle with staying calm and grounded during your child’s big feelings and tantrums? You’re not alone! It’s tough not to lose it because our bodies literally go into a stress response and start telling us all these unhelpful things that make us want to snap. Our brains love to tell us: 💭This is […]
Ever wonder what causes epic tantrums in the first place and how to handle them?! In this video, I am sharing what tantrums are and some common triggers (or causes) to temper tantrums in young children. Love this? Don’t lose it! Click below and save to your Pinterest!
It’s so hard getting through to toddlers and help calm them down during tantrums, am I right?? In today’s video, I’m breaking down my secrets to communicating with toddlers in the throws of tantrums and BIG emotions. You’ll learn exactly how to help them calm down during tantrums. Let me know in the comments below […]
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.
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