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The Early Years: Responding to Tantrums

November 29, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Toddler temper tantrums

November 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Why do kids bite?

October 31, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Mean what you say

August 22, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Obedience is something we all want to teach our children. Working in early childhood for more than 20 years, I’ve had the honor of learning with, and from, hundreds of families. As a result, I’ve made some observations. First, children are smart and know if there will be a consequence for not listening. Second, parents myself included often make empty threats to their children. Continue Reading

The Early Years: Struggle-free potty training is worth the wait

August 8, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Having a baby is not cheap. Clothes, car seats, strollers, swings, cribs, toys, formula, and baby food, all add up. And let’s not forget all the diapers! Maybe it is due to these expenses that we, as parents, push to get our kids out of diapers. Yet, way too often we are rushing the process. Continue Reading

The Early Years: Road trip vacations start with fun in the car

July 5, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Pack the kids in the car – and a dose of sanity

June 20, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Sharing the responsibility

May 23, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Promoting positive sibling relationships

April 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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The Early Years: Be easy on yourself

April 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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