Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Daredevil Toddler

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Do you have a fearless toddler, willing to do or try anything, even when he consistently hurts himself doing so.  Check out what Dr. Deborah Gilboa has to say about that. And be sure to click HERE to see what else she says about it. 

This doesn’t sound like defiance, or an attempt to assert his independence – even though he is doing something you just told him was a bad idea. In fact, he is actually saying two things: 
  1. Mommy is teaching me something, and I’m learning it
  2. I want to see it in action!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Conversation Starters

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You know the scenario, your child comes home from school and you blurt out the "how was your day?"  "Fine" is all you get back.  You push farther and then your child gets angry.  Here are a list of 100!! conversations starters that are bound to get more than "fine".  They are great for long trips (Holidays are here) or every night around the dinner table.  Below are a few teasers but to get the whole amazing list be sure to check out Dr Laura's blog HERE

  • Name 5 reasons you are glad to be alive.
  • If you could change ONE thing about your appearance, what would it be?
  • Do I ever embarrass you?