Tag Archives: setting limits

Why I Yelled and Why I’m Sorry!

TODAY, I YELLED! I had had an emotional morning for a variety of (non-kid related) reasons. I found myself spiralling out of control as I was dealing with soiled pants, a child who was objecting to being cleaned and another … Continue reading

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Toddler Tantrum Therapy

Tantrums in shopping centres are never good but much good can come of them. When a toddler tests limits it can be a sure sign they are in need of an emotional release. Time for some healing therapy. We had one … Continue reading

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Testing Toddlers Crave Limits

Over the past couple of weeks my usually placid, youngest toddler has become more assertive, more demanding and generally more testing. Coincidently we celebrated her second birthday last week. Does this mean we are in for a healthy dose of the … Continue reading

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Coping With a Limit Tester

My two and a half year old is the ultimate limit tester. Her desire to be in control is so strong that it is quite rare to have her willingly cooperate for even the most simple of requests. ‘Lucy, in two minutes we are going … Continue reading

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