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

How to Deal with a Manipulative Step-Daughter: Tips For a New Step-Parent

Manipulative Step-Daughter

You’re older now, and have finally settled into the relationship that you just know is the one. Problem is, you’re not alone in that relationship. That’s right, that perfect someone will be bringing their children into the relationship. If you’ve never dealt with children in your own life, you may be up against a steep … Read more

What Age Should I Start Reading To My Child?

newborn baby held by mother

Are you pregnant or expecting a child? Are you reading all the stats about the importance of reading on the formations of little brains, language, and even emotional connections to caregivers? The research on reading to children is astounding. It seems that the more we know about reading to children, the better we understand it … Read more

Why does my child cry for no reason?

close up of baby crying

Children cry a lot. At all ages. Definitely more when they are younger, but the tears don’t stop for years. There are many reasons why kids cry, and sometimes, it might seem to a parent or caregiver that there is no reason at all. This is especially true of infants, who take up screaming around … Read more