Driving and Toddler Tantrums!

We were driving with Miss K snug in her car seat. She was crying and screaming for her dad. What I saw was a 2 year old who was having a tantrum for one parent. This parent was with her brother at a medical appointment. So, I turned up the music. After all, she will…

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Creative Chaos Channel!

  Welcome to Creative Chaos! Each month Little Hands and Me Parenting Network will be bring a sensory learning opportunity for your family. Our area of focus is the early years!! In our first video Miss K and I are working together to make discovery sensory bottles!!

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Connection. Connection. Connection!!

Connection. Connection. Connection! After a long day at daycare, preschool, or grade school, your child is longing for connection. According to Adlerian Psychology, a human’s basic need is belong and significance. We had a difficult year at preschool. And I wanted to connect with my child on a more significant level. After hearing the words,…

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Day 6 – Fall Transition – 3 R’s of Recovery

I share this story often as I realized the impact the Positive Discipline tools have in daily life and thankfully through practice, our mornings are becoming a well-greased machine! Our family was getting ready for the morning dash out the door. Mr E has preschool, I had baby sign and sensory classes to teach, and…

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Day 1 – Bedtime Tips and Tools

Bedtime struggles are a theme that I hear often in my Positive Discipline Parenting classes.  While there are no instant magic tools out there for parenting. Yet, we can work together to create a more peaceful and positive bedtime experience for the whole family! Here are 4 tips that I hope you find helpful in…

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Sensory Play the BIG Words in Child Development!

Sensory Play the BIG Words in Child Development! Families who have taken a Little Hands & Me Parenting Network’s class or a family who has been following us on social media for any length of time know that one topic that is huge for me is sensory based learning, or sensory play. Sensory based learning…

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Fall Transitions for Parenting

In today’s blog, we will be talking about fall transitions. I know, I hear you thinking, already time to transition to fall? Fall does not start September 22nd this year. However, each year as August draws to a close, I hear the challenges families face with adjustments to bedtime routines, morning struggles, packing lunches, and…

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Baby Sign Language uses American Sign Language signs!

Baby sign language is a tool of communication that you can give to your pre-verbal baby. Babies begin to gesture at a fairly early age; putting their hands in the air to be picked up, pointing at things they want etc. They quickly learn that these movements will elicit a reaction from his/her parents. Taking…

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