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Teaching Your Preschooler To Stop Interrupting

This week, the Triple P Team discusses ways to teach preschoolers how to play quietly and independently while you are busy. When you first become a parent, even the simplest of tasks can seem challenging. But as you move through the baby and toddler years, certain things become easier, such as your child being able to …

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Taste Of Independence: Supporting your toddler’s independent eating

This week, the Triple P Team offers ways to help your toddler lean to feed themselves more independently. Infant and toddler eating habits seem to change in the blink of an eye. One day they request nothing but scrambled eggs for every meal, and the next, they won’t touch the stuff. The same can be …

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Playground Struggles: Minimizing Playtime Fighting and Aggression

In this blog post from the Triple P Team, we explore how to minimize toddler fighting and aggression.  Ask most parents and they will tell you that preschoolers have big feelings. One minute, they ooze with love and affection. The next, steam is shooting from their ears over the injustices of not being allowed to color …

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Home-Grown Fun

Parenting Now’s July 2017 Register-Guard article in the Healthy Families section: Summer vacation is in full swing, and many families are enjoying more relaxed ­mornings, lazy afternoons, popsicles and sunshine. But along with all that summer fun comes the ­inevitable, “I’m bored.” While we can’t be our children’s 24-hour personal entertainment service, it is important …

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A la camita… Los retos a la hora de dormir a tu peque

¿Pensaste que las noches en vela estaban reservadas solo para la fase de un peque que acaba de nacer? La mayoría de los padres y madres pueden testificar que en cada etapa habrá interrupciones en el sueño. Uno de cada tres peques menores a 5 años, experimentan problemas a la hora de irse a dormir, …

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Language of Love

In this blog post from the Triple P Team, we explore how to encourage toddler language development.  Toddlerhood is a fabulously fun time for language development. Toddlers are learning new words a mile a minute—and understanding most of what they hear! Like adorable, walking, talking parrots, you’ll notice your toddler repeating back what you just …

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Help Wanted: Is Your Child Ready for Chores?

In this week’s blog post from the Triple P Team, we talk about chores. Ah, summer vacation… For families with school-aged children, it’s days filled with running through sprinklers, cooling down with popsicles, and eating picnics in the backyard. It’s also a time filled with endless piles of dirty dishes, mountains of wet towels and …

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Wonderful ONEs Key Concepts and Goals

Session 1 –Welcome to the Wonderful ONEs® Key Concepts ONEs view their world with wonder and curiosity. ONEs are positively motivated to get their needs met; parents can help them learn positive ways to do that. Goals – By the end of this session parents will: Understand the underlying themes of the Wonderful ONEs series. Experience …

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Incredible INFANTs Key Concepts and Goals

Session 1 – Welcome to the Incredible INFANTs® Key Concept The Incredible INFANTs series helps parents encourage their children’s development, share experiences with other parents, and develop a network of support. Goals – By the end of this session parents will: Understand the Incredible INFANTs philosophy. Agree upon group guidelines. Experience the group as a friendly …

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