This morning I had a call from a mom who is struggling with her toddler's incessant whining.
We've all been there, sometimes we even start whining right back at our child. It's frustrating, but there are steps you can take.
The most important one is to remember this is a teachable moment and your child will learn from your reaction to their behavior. 1. Look for a pattern Is she tired or hungry? Is she bored while runnning errands with you? Finding a pattern will allow
“Why is our once sweet child being so defiant?” This is a classic example of a power struggle. Many children go through a phase of testing their parents to see how much they can get away with and who’s really in charge. Also, young children lack the communication skills needed to express their frustration so they show it through defiant behavior. There are 3 things parents can do to reduce power struggles
in their family. 1. Be aware of patterns — knowing when a power strugg