parenting techniques

Even if someone warned you about the “terrible two’s” or “terrible three’s”, nothing can prepare you for the non-stop battle of wills quite like spending an entire day with an actual toddler. Pouring milk from a heavy gallon container? “I do it!!!” But walking 3 steps to the car? “I can’t do it!!!” Climbing on [...]


How often have you heard a parent lament, “If only children came with an instruction manual!” When you decided to create your family, the fantasy may have looked something like warm snuggles, family bonding, tough life lessons taught with loving limits within the safety of your home (I watched the same tv shows growing up that [...]