Our daughter has several mostly self-appointed jobs around the house from feeding the dog and putting her toys away to turning on lights in the hall as we walk through. She has other smaller responsibilities like giving my wife and I kisses bye-bye or for “night-nights.” Lately, she occasionally finds herself in a particularly foul or independent mood and decides she … [Read more...] about Call their bluffs
Harry H. Harrison Jr. is a writer with over 2.5 million books in print. He has been interviewed on over 23 television programs including a documentary with his wife Melissa. He has been featured on over 50 local and syndicated radio programs coast to coast. His books have been listed on the New York Times and Book Sense list of best selling non-fiction trade paperback and … [Read more...] about About the author – Harry H. Harrison Jr.
No matter what words of wisdom come from me or anyone else you receive advice from, two-year-olds will sometimes scream despite our best efforts to stop it. This is a fact. As parents, we simply have to figure out how to deal with it. In our case, I’m finding my daughter’s most significant impossible-to-control melt-downs seem to be due not so much to her wanting something … [Read more...] about Tag teaming
Dr. Shawn Tassone is the author of Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman's Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers, and Moods. … [Read more...] about About the Author – Dr. Shawn Tassone
It should come as no surprise to anyone that a primary source for the overall terribleness of the Terrible Twos is that this is the time a child first starts to exercise his independence. He’s coming out of a time where he was totally immobile and depending on his parents for absolutely everything, then somewhat mobile but unsure on his feet. Now that he’s nearly fully mobile, … [Read more...] about A little choice goes a long way