It is so frustrating when our children don’t listen to us. It can lead to yelling, ineffective time-outs, and an unhappy parent and child. But it’s important to remember that when your toddler doesn’t listen, it’s not because they’re a bad child, they’re just a child who needs to be taught to listen. So how do you teach someone to listen, especially when they’re an independent, strong-willed toddler? Well, keep reading because I’ve got all be best tips for you.
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Quality time. We all know that spending quality time with our kids is good. It creates lasting memories and relationships and all that good stuff. But did you also know that it can improve your toddlers behavior (aka. less tantrums) and get them to listen and comply more willingly?
So what does quality time look like? It looks like more positive interactions, and less distractions.
We’re hosting Christmas at our house again this year. We’ll have my parents and my sister, plus her little family at our house for five days, and we’ll also have some of our extended family over for a Christmas Eve dinner. I am so excited to have everyone here, but that also means I have a lot of preparing to do…clean the house, shop for food, make the food, and get rid of the ants that started trying to make a home in our kitchen and bathroom when the rain started. I’ve got a lot do, but this isn’t my first holiday hostess gig, so I’m feeling pretty prepared thanks to
Mommin’ is a tough job! There are so many responsibilities like cleaning, cooking, dishes, laundry, keeping another human fed, happy, and alive, and the list goes on. In my past two years of motherhood (especially these last 7 months of having 2 kids only 19 months apart), I’ve discovered a few products that help make motherhood a little easier. Whether your kids are 12 years old or 2 weeks old, you need