This week, the Triple P Team explores toddler whining and how to help teach kids a better way to communicate. At some point, your infant’s reasonable cries for help—whether it be for food, warmth, or snuggles—will turn into requests for everything from cookies (right now!) to red socks (not the blue ones!). Some of it will […]
Celebrations give spice to life. It can be especially delicious when our children are with us, enjoying them, as well — until it gets too stimulating or loud or late. Some social events are so adult-oriented that children just don’t fit in. Parents who attend these events need to entertain their children and may need […]
Does it sometimes feel like your child wants every toy, candy, and game that they hear about? It’s no wonder, with everything they hear and see in their environment, from television, social media, friends, and even in school. Some studies have found that by the time a child is three, they know and recognize about […]
“We can refuse to be content with inequality and discrimination.” Last summer, my beautiful family hit the road, eager to arrive at the wedding of my sister-in-law and her girlfriend. A month earlier, the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. We felt so honored to be witness to such a monumental moment for our family. The […]
It’s exciting to see your baby start to become a child. They’re a little more independent, able to focus on a particular activity and even entertain themselves for short periods of time. Even though she’s getting older, she still needs lots of attention. Everyone does. Children need attention to survive – without it they won’t […]
¿Has escuchado a la gente decir, “lo importante no es ganar o perder, sino cómo saber jugar”?, pero en el mundo de hoy, la niñez se encuentra bajo mucha presión social, los medios de comunicación y los adultos son parte de ello, ejercen presión para que “ganen”, ya sea en los deportes, en la escuela, en […]
Cualquier persona puede caer en las trampas de la crianza. Cuando tenemos conocimiento de ellas podemos evitarlas o disminuir su impacto. Aquí mencionamos las trampas mas comunes para tener en cuenta. Lee mas…
Being a single parent can bring special rewards and added stressors. Here are some tips to deal with those extra challenges you may be experiencing as a single parent.
Turn Pester Power into Parent Power: How to stop your kids from pestering you to buy things. Can I have it? Can I have it? Can I? Can I? PLEASSSEEEEEEE!!!! This could be your child talking about a box of sugary cereal, a cartoon-themed toothbrush, a new app, or just about anything. Advertisers, doctors, and […]
Having trouble getting out the door some (most?) mornings? Really, who doesn’t?? Read the LaneKids article.