Is Santa Real?

Is Santa Real?

You know it’s going to happen one day. Your child is going to ask you about Santa. Of course, your two-year-old is probably not going to wander up to you and ask point-blank if Santa Claus is real. But as they get older, they’ll start to ask a lot of questions about...
Understanding Tantrums

Understanding Tantrums

Toddler tantrums are a particularly challenging aspect of parenting. It’s easy to feel like a good parent when our toddlers are smiling and at ease, but it’s a different story when they are lying on the floor kicking and screaming. It helps then, to remind ourselves...
Call It Toilet Readiness…

Call It Toilet Readiness…

Not toilet ‘training’. ‘Training’ suggests a proactive process that can be speeded up with energy and effort. It’s not. Children have to be ready, first. They have to be ready physically (they must have bladder and bowel capacity and muscle control), cognitively (they...