For some children going from diaper to potty is an easy transition but for most, potty training can be quite challenging. Every day I hear stories of children that don't want to poop, have poop accidents, have painful poops or just don't poop enough. I recently had the opportunity to meet Dr. William Sears, yes, THE Dr. Sears, and … [Read more...] about Dr. Sears Secret to Successful Potty Training (video interview + free guide)
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Your child asks you to play, over and over again...so, you cave, although you have a huge to do list. And while you're physically there with your child, your mind is elsewhere. You're thinking about everything that needs to get done and wondering how to make your escape. Or, maybe you're checking something on your phone, when your … [Read more...] about Be a Present Parent 15 Minute Challenge
I stand in front of my mirror and I’m not happy with what I see. Pregnancy changed my body and sometimes I don’t even recognize myself. I know if I work hard I can get it back, or get close to having my pre-pregnancy body back but I also work from home and have 2 small kids and it wears me out. I am well aware you can think this is an … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Encourage a Positive Body Image In Little Girls
I remember when I first became a mom - I loved every minute of it and could not relate to moms who said they needed a break. Yes, I was breastfeeding and barely getting any sleep because my baby would nurse a lot at night but I didn't feel that I needed a break. When I was tired I would take a nap with her and we would both recharge. … [Read more...] about Mamas, Ask Your Spouse For a Break – You Deserve It
The kids are running around, laughing and simply having a blast at the playground. When you suddenly look at the time and realize you have to leave. You know your kid is not going to take it well because she's having such a great time. You sit and think how can you get your child to leave without fighting and without having to … [Read more...] about Need to Go When Your Kid is Having Fun? Ask Your Child This ONE Question To Leave Without Tears
When you think about your childhood what's the first thing that comes into mind? For me it's all the fun I had. I remember playing with my friends in schools, in the neighborhood, in parks and in people's yards. Play was such a big part of my childhood and I bet it was a big part of your childhood too. Now think one moment about … [Read more...] about How To Encourage Unsupervised Free Play in a Supervised World