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  • Calm can be aggravating

    When your child is on the rampage for a good fight, the worst thing you can do is give her one.

  • #TBT — 3-Year-Old Tantrums

    This week’s #TBT was written by yours truly several years ago. We used to do a series of articles called “Ask the Expert” where we’d answer questions sent in from folks just like you. Maybe we’ll bring that back someday. In the meantime, read this and let’s hope Sara’s daughter grew out of the tantrum […]

  • Mirror, Mirror

    “The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.” (Joan Kerr) There seems to be this odd phenomenon in families where, in an effort to get our children to act more maturely, we end up acting just as immaturely as they do. […]