Kind AND Firm in Parenting

A foundation of Positive Discipline is being Kind AND Firm at the same time. This promotes mutual respect and being respectful to everyone in the family. In our classes, many parents express concern that they are either too permissive or punitive or they are not consistent. And these are valid concerns. Kindness without firmness may…

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Who is Little Hands & Me Parenting Network?

I have been having families ask who I am, my background and certifications! I am so glad when these questions are asked. This shows that families are wanting classes taught by individuals who have knowledge, passion and desire to provide vetted information! Please keep asking these questions, make sure that you are feeling comfortable with…

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4 Steps for Effective Follow-Through!

Following through in your parenting choices is vital. Today we will be discussing 4 steps for effective follow-through!  There are also 4 traps that defeat effective follow through and 4 hints for effective follow through that are taught in Positive Discipline parenting classes.  As parents when we provide choices or logical consequences that are respectful,…

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8 Days of Tips to Transition into Fall

Next week will be one that is marked with transitions. I am sure that on Tuesday we will be seeing first day of school pictures, questions regarding last minute finds, and perhaps a bottle of wine being opened by parents in the evening. This time of year is filled with stressors for children of all…

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Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement!

Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement! We have all heard the term “Mommy Wars”. And likely have felt attacked by something a person has said or wrote on a Facebook post. Today, I want to touch in with this idea that one way of seeing the world…

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Bee My Valentine Event

Join Tanya with Little Hands and Me Parenting Network for a 30 minute Valentine’s Day Baby Sign Information Workshop for expecting & parents with babies under 8 months of age. Together, we will explore: -How to start signing -Learn Valentine’s Day Songs -Learn useful first signs signs through play, music, and movement! And most importantly,…

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