Tag Archives: ToddlerCalm

The Three Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Disciplining Children

It doesn’t matter if you’re an authoritarian parent, hot on punishment and reward, or a gentle parent, focused on connection and empathy. Your kid is going to misbehave. Because that’s what they do….. Continue reading

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Why we Need to be More Tolerant of Toddler Tantrums

All toddlers tantrum. Granted some more so than others, however tantrums and toddlers go hand in hand, you don’t get one without the other. The thing is, they’re not being naughty, manipulative, bad or disruptive (purposefully anyway), they’re just being toddlers. Actually they would probably rather they didn’t tantrum so much too. Continue reading

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Ten Common Toddler Parenting Myths You Likely Believe (and Why you Shouldn’t!).

There are so many parenting myths in circulation in society. I’m sure you’ve come across many yourself. Many are obviously myths and therefore easy to ignore. Others however seem far more ingrained and sound far more plausible. The plausibility and popularity … Continue reading

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Publication Day for my Toddler Parenting Book! Bye bye naughty step, time out and controlled crying!

I am so excited to announce that my toddler book, ToddlerCalm, is published today!! If you’re looking for more gentle ways to cope with your child’s behaviour, whether that involves tantrums, picky eating, throwing, hitting, biting, sibling rivalry or not … Continue reading

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Taming Toddler Tantrums? It’s Common SENSE!

I do love an acronym and this one came to me in my (almost) sleep last night, as do most of my writing ideas (frustratingly!). So I’d like to introduce you to my super easy to use common SENSE (© Ockwell-Smith … Continue reading

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8 Top Tips To Use When Your Toddler is Having a Tantrum

To date I have blogged quite a bit about the reasons why toddlers tantrum and how to reduce the occurrence of tantrums, however what I haven’t done yet is to give you some simple tips for ways to cope when … Continue reading

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Why it’s Good to Stop Saying ‘No’ To Your Toddler

I have just bought a new camera and whilst looking through an old SD card I found this shot of my daughter, taken when I think she was about 14 months old. She had emptied out an entire shelf of … Continue reading

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