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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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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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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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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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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Benefits of Baby Sign Language

Registration is now open for Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon! Join us for Level I or Level II starting in September. We offer small class sizes and space is filling up! Benefits of Baby Sign Language: • Helps Reduce Frustrations and Tantrums • Increases Parent/Child Interactions • Allows Baby to Communicate • Kick Starts Creativity…

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