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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Self-care and Parenting

Parents, this blog post is for you! And relates to self-care. Today is about self-care and filling up your cup so there is more to pour when caring for our little ones. Tomorrow is likely the first day of school for your little ones who are starting preschool or kindergarten! How are you doing? Excited,…

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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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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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