Is preschool necessary: The Pros and Cons of Preschool for Children

Is preschool necessary: The Pros and Cons of Preschool for Children

Is preschool necessary absolutely necessary to ensure academic success? I had wondered about this often and started to weigh the pros and cons of preschool for kids. Although we have already decided that we’re going to homeschool Squeaker, at least through her early childhood years, sometimes I do have to wonder. I went through daycare…

How To Handle Stubborn Toddlers and Maintain Your Sanity
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How To Handle Stubborn Toddlers and Maintain Your Sanity

Chances are likely, as your toddler grows and their vocabulary expands, that they’re going to add the word “no” or maybe “nope” along with the side-to-side head shake. Maybe they’ll even add in a foot stomp, cross their arms over their chest, or put their pudgy little hands on their hips.  And then, before you…

How To Discipline Your Toddler Through The Terrible Twos

How To Discipline Your Toddler Through The Terrible Twos

When babies enter the phase of toddlerhood (which in itself is debatable) you may begin to encounter some behavioral issues that you hadn’t seen in your precious tot before. Things like biting others or hitting. Believe it or not, these are things that a typically developing toddler will do at some point. You may see…

How to Effectively Discipline Your Toddler Without Yelling

How to Effectively Discipline Your Toddler Without Yelling

Parenting a toddler can be challenging. Especially when you factor in that they have a limited vocabulary and may have limited ways to express their emotions. Sometimes just figuring out your toddler can be a challenge within itself. You may find yourself in the midst of several power struggles with your toddler daily. But how…