I read somewhere that we send a message at least ten times a day that our toddler’s emotions are not okay with us. Whether it be offering a cookie when they get upset or asking them to be quiet or relax. Once I started thinking about it I realized I do it all the time. I made a commitment to notice and try to allow my toddler to feel his full range of emotions, no matter how uncomfortable for me! Read on to see how I do it. Continue reading
We’ve been going through a lot of transition lately and it’s been really tough for my toddler (he’s a month and a half away from three years old). This is such a tough age because there is no reasoning with them, they are a walking ball of emotion. Mostly it’s sweet, kissy, cuddly emotion but when it goes bad, it goes really bad.
The hubby and I were really confused and unsure of how to handle it, not to mention frustrated and at our wit’s end. So this is what we did… Continue reading