My child’s ears don’t work

AND just another day in your world…. Parent: Gentle hands Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!! I am so mad, how many times do I have to tell you? You don’t listen to me. Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! Get to your bedroom…

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Does social media influence our view of parenting?

The truth is that we are not perfect, there is no such thing as the perfect mom, perfect child or perfect life. Want to know what? There are parents who are working on improvement, because practice allows for mistakes, for growth and for improvement! When we shift our thinking, it becomes freeing!   Why is…

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Kind AND Firm Boundaries

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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Anger and The Child

AND ACTION Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Be gentle Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!!! You make me so mad. Keep your hands to yourself. Why can’t you listen? Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! I am taking away your tablet for the week. END SCENE How many…

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The BEST Parenting Tip

Parenting Tip for Keeping Your Sanity Keep your day flexible. Stop trying to get your newborn onto a schedule. There are many professionals out there that will tell you that your baby needs to sleep x amount a night, and during the day from this time to this time. Plus, you cannot leave the house…

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How to Plan for Your New Addition When You Have a Disability

H Planning to have a new addition to the family can be stressful. It can seem like everyone has their own ideas about what diapers to use, what clothes to buy, or how to deal with the baby when she cries.  Add in your own concerns about the mental or physical disabilities of either yourself…

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Easier Fall Transition Tips

I have been receiving messages from families, interested in our programs. They are thinking how to have their children ready for school, leave for work, bring a young baby to classes on time. I hear you, how is it already time to start transitioning to fall. Didn’t May long just happen? Today’s Tip for Easier…

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When to teach baby sign class

As soon as you want to get out of the house and make mommy friends! Our Baby Sign Language classes are so much more than teaching a couple handy signs. We learn about child development, neuroscience, and parenting. We learn through the love of music, movement, books and sensory play.   We laugh we share,…

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Why Messy Play for Babies and Tots?

Right from birth, your little baby has been learning about their world! As well as, they are creating connections in the brain that leads to incredible learning through out life. When we use sensory play with our children they are developing the sense of touch, curiosity, exploration and even language! I know, I hear you,…

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