Toddler Tantrums after Daycare: A Guide for Struggling Parents

Toddler Tantrums after Daycare

When you start your first child in any sort of care situation (nanny, care facility, preschool), emotions can run really high. Fear, guilt, stress, anxiety. It is the conundrum of working parents: how to be the parents we want to be while also paying the bills and advancing our careers. Like many of you, being … Read more

My Toddler is Scared to Go to Sleep Alone: What Can a Parent Do?

scared to sleep

I’d barely left the room when my son’s cries started. Again, like the previous night, another meltdown when the lights were turned out. We had followed our routine. First, a nice bath. Then a few of his favorite books. We read them together, laughing and letting our imaginations bring the stories to life. Yet, my … Read more

How to Teach My Toddler Not to Hit Me

fear based parenting

Toddler hitting is a challenge, no matter who they are hitting. The baby sitter, their little baby brother or sister, dad, mom, grandparents. For the parent, toddler hitting brings out a lot of feelings. Hurt/pain (especially when you really get nailed), frustration (because the behavior won’t stop) and also embarrassment, as other people see your … Read more