Teaching Toddlers Patience With Timers And Countdowns

Patience is an incredible skill to have, yet also really difficult to teach to toddlers. Thankfully, I’ve discovered some great tips and tools that helped me teach my boys how to wait patiently.     Teaching Toddlers Patience With Countdowns and Timers A timer or a countdown is a great tool in teaching patience, but […]

Accepting Emotions

I’ve been blessed a large, amazing family. One of those amazing members is my dad’s youngest brother, Joe. Joe’s had an interesting life with a lot of unique experiences from spending time hitch hiking around, to living in a yurt in the Oregon forest, to raising 3 children in a beautiful college town. I’ve learned […]

Tools to Teach Emotions

Updated Nov 21st, 2015. Affiliate links added for shopping ease. Toddlers are well-known for their tantrums. It’s one of the most common questions I’ve seen posted on parenting message boards, yet the advice on how to deal with tantrums is nearly as mixed as the advice on baby sleep: “Don’t give in to the tantrum.” […]