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November 20, 2016     Category: Goodbye TimeBehavior

Good goodbyes with barely a whimper – how it’s done! If your child doesn't even whimper when dropped off at daycare or Grandma's, it’s a moment that will eventually change. Just at the time when you least expect it – whether going to the bathroom or out for an evening – your child will go into full tantrum mode over the displeasure of your pending departure. The goal: To get your little one comfortable at the thought of saying goodbye. And, yes, it can be done—even with the clingiest kid. Separations are a part of every ch...

October 02, 2016     Category: BehaviorSleepPreparationCommunication

Fussing Over Your Child's NaptimeEvery parent knows this familiar scenario all too well: Your toddler gives all the signals of being exhausted and needing sleep — she yawns and rubs her eyes, flops on the floor, and bursts into tears of frustration at the slightest thing — but she still won't go down for a nap.There actually is a very simple explanation: Toddlers fight the urge to rest because they are too interested in what's going on around them. Your curious toddler has so much to see and do and is afraid that if she sleeps, she'll be mi...