Parenting in general can be challenging, and parenting an adopted child adds another layer of complexity. We'll explore the impact of adoption on both you and your child and how it changes throughout your child's lifetime.
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Playdates are a great way to get out of the house, meet other parents and help your child learn social skills be interacting with other kids his age. So, do you need to know when it comes to playdate etiquette? We'll discuss some of the most common "unwritten rules".
The social and emotional development of twins is a bit different when compared to singletons. As a parent, how do you encourage proper development for each child? And what type of advantages and disadvantages do twins commonly have socially and emotionally when compared to singletons?
When your kids are close in age, you're bound to experience some sort of sibling rivalry. So, what can you expect when your twins are just minutes apart in age? Can rivalry between siblings break the close bond many twins share?
When your baby cries and there’s no end in sight, do you ever wish you had an instant trick to calm him down? Maybe you saw that viral video a few years ago in which a father puts his baby girl to sleep using the “om” chant you might more frequently hear in yoga class than in a nursery. Now you want to know – can I do that too? And what other sounds, or frequencies, would do the trick? We’re here to answer these burning questions and more to help arm you as a new parent with some extra soothing techniques.
The baby days are over. One minute they give you a kiss and a smile and in the next moment are screaming and hitting. How can you handle this situation with your toddler without throwing a tantrum yourself? What triggers this type of behavior and how can it be prevented? How can we turn the "terrible twos" into the "terrific twos"?
As twin parents, when we watch our kids grow and develop, we see our twins’ unique relationship manifested through cycles of sibling rivalry and interdependence. These cycles can last days, hours, or minutes but always seem to hinge on the element of sameness. So, how can we help nudge our twins towards alternatives? How can we help them embrace their twindom while still standing out in a crowd?
As the parent, you're constantly wondering how to best handle your misbehaving toddler In this episode, we'll provide examples of real life situations and explore the best ways to overcome a potential meltdown- from you or your toddler.
We all want our children to do what we tell them to do. But even the most obedient children fall short sometimes. So, when is it time to discipline your child? What systems seem to work best? And how do you make this transition when your child is just now learning right from wrong?
You love your children. And because we want them to be happy, new parents might be tempted to overindulge. But how do you know if you're spoiling your children? In what ways do parents typically spoil their children and how can it impact them long-term? And if you are spoiling your children, what are some simple ways to correct the issue so it doesn't become a problem.