Tantrums, Fussing, and Whinning…Oh My!

If you ask parents to list the most frustrating discipline problems during early childhood, you would find that these three items appear on every list. All children master their own version of these behaviors – every parent has to deal with them!

Controlling their emotions Most often these behaviors are caused by a child’s . . . → Read More: Tantrums, Fussing, and Whinning…Oh My!

Book Review: How Toddlers Thrive

How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success arrived in my mailbox, hot off the presses, by Tovah Klein, director of the Barnard Center for  Toddler Development, which has been studying toddlers and their behavior for decades. I first worked with Tovah as a source . . . → Read More: Book Review: How Toddlers Thrive

Life Lessons From A Horse (Or Two)

By Tracy Liebmann

Not only are horse’s magnificent animals they are also wonderful, insightful teachers! I have learned so much from my horses and being around “horse people” that I have been compiling ideas about how it relates to my life/coaching practice for years.

Just the other day I was at the . . . → Read More: Life Lessons From A Horse (Or Two)

Innocent Love

When @iCanInspire posted this photo on Twitter of his 2 year old son breastfeeding his sister’s doll, I just had to have a copy for my blog. So I tweeted him and he said “sure”. Isn’t this just the cutest photo ever??

Why Do You Kill Frogs?


I was picking my son up from his preschool (he’s 3) the other day and we were standing in the hallway in front of many of his teachers and friends and he asked me “Why do you kill frogs?” I knew that I must be hearing something wrong! Here is how the conversation . . . → Read More: Why Do You Kill Frogs?