time outs

Tantrums: No Easier to Deal With the Second Time Around

Baby Boy

Tantrums. We’re so there. Oh, how I wish we could skip this stage of parenting! Can anyone make that happen? Tantrums are nothing new to us, of course. Being that this is our second child, we know all too well what it’s like to deal with a toddler and tantrums. Even so, it’s hard to […]

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When Time Outs No Longer Work

preschoolers

Photo credit: sean_alexander There are many forms of discipline and punishment that parents use with their children. In our house, we’ve used the time out method, the just talking method, the redirecting method, and we’ve even yelled at times out of losing our patience. Hey, it happens, right? But, lately, we’ve come up with a […]

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Defiant at 2

Baby Girl

The other day I had a day off from work while my parents attended some medical appointments. It was a pretty good day off with baby girl. We did a little shopping, had lunch, made silly faces in the car…you know, typical day out with a toddler. While out shopping, we bought the Munchkin Turtle […]

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