How To (Calmly) Deal With Food Spitting Toddlers

Let's admit it - feeding your child with five spoonfuls of food he or she propels out instead of swallowing (after carefully stashing it deep down the throat first, it seems!) is infuriating. I've been insanely proud of my little one who doesn't seem to follow this pattern of behavior. However, he tends to have … Continue reading How To (Calmly) Deal With Food Spitting Toddlers

Yelling At Tiny Children Is Futile Business, And Here’s Why

"Leave that alone! Or I swear I'll..." This kind of sentence, in combination with an angry parent's face, is supposed to be the norm when it comes to raising children - according to many who have gotten through it far more times than I did. However, if experience is the only thing that truly matters … Continue reading Yelling At Tiny Children Is Futile Business, And Here’s Why

Here’s Why You Should Start Apologizing To Children TODAY

This topic has been on my mind lately, as I’ve been catching myself saying „I’m sorry“ to my 11-month old from time to time. Not in a sarcastic way, something along the lines of „nope, can’t do that, I’m sorry“ whereas I’m not sorry at all. My apologies are genuine. When it’s meal time and … Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Start Apologizing To Children TODAY