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Preschool Pointers – 36: Love the Tantrum

I’m in a complicated phase with one of my little girls. She is dying for approval, and goes about getting it by acting out. Which means I can’t give it to her. Which spirals her out of control, because she … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – Praise

Problem: Your kids only behave some of the time, and you want to increase that to all of the time, but reprimanding them doesn’t seem to do much good, or curb the blowouts, especially when they’re already underway.   Solution:

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Toddler Tricks – 89: Be Specific

I know, I know, last week I said be vague, but I was talking about different things. When you are promising something, be vague so that they’re happy, but they don’t have any specific image to attach to. Be vague … Continue reading

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