Why to use Baby Sign

We have been camping and the weather has been cool and rainy.   While I have been spending time inside as Mr G explores, I have been reading, and surfing the internet. We have also been taking the time to connect as a family. Meal Time is important for us to talk, laugh and enjoy…

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Creating a Healthy Relationship with my Child

When your house is filled with useless sound. The sound that serves no purpose but to annoy you. The louder it is, the more your body clenched.   Make the choice to live. Choose connection.   See what your child is saying. Mami, they are telling you something. They always are, just not using the…

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Power Struggles of a 2 Year Old

Power struggles are a real test of wills in all relationships and in particular in one’s parenting journey. I cannot count the amount of times I would lose a struggle to a child who barely measures up to my thighs. They would dig in their heels and I would come in head strong at the…

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Discipline for Tots?! Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

This episode of Blessed Not Stressed focuses on Positive Discipline: Understanding Your Child in the FIRST 3 years!!!   You can use Positive Discipline in the first year of life? WHAT??? Tell me more!! How can I ever possibility discipline my 11 month old, 18 month old, or even 26 month old?   YES, there…

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Infant Directed Speech on Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

We are joined by Emily owner of High 5 Communications Resources. She shares her knowledge of Speech and Language including infant directed speech, why children use approximations in both their sign and oral language, and what counts as a word for ages.   Emily provides families with many invaluable resources find her here and here!

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Children and HUGE Emotions… And especially those with Anxiety

Welcome to Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood!!  I am so excited for this new series. Together, every single Sunday, we will be exploring topics that are important to your parenting journey. We will be having guests join us. We will be learning, growing, and knowing together. This path in parenting is hard, stressful, and…

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Are you Surviving or Thriving as a Parent?

  Fall Class schedule with FAST ACTION BONUS is NOW ON until July 25.  MONDAYS:  Parent Consults   TUESDAYS: 945am – Smiles & Giggles Newborn Coffee Time 11am – Baby Sign, Play & Explore- Purple 1pm – Baby Sign, Play & Explore – Purple 2pm – Salsa Babies 5:30pm – Salsa Tots – Pink 7-9pm…

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Tricky Transitions for Parenting

I have had the wonderful opportunity to be working with families in Saskatoon for the better part of a decade. I have been able to teach a wonderful program called: Positive Discipline Parenting just the past 16 months! When working with families, they share common themes. As parents discuss with each other their frustrations and…

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