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Correcting Hitting Behavior

Dear Miss Faith, My son is three and he still struggles with hitting and rough touching.  Mostly not being aggressive, it's like he doesn't realize that he's hurting people.  When we … [read more]

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Miss Faith

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I'm so glad you found Joyful Toddlers!; please look around. I believe that children—just like the rest of us—long to live a life in which they feel connected, feel competent, and are able to contribute to something greater than themselves. ... [read more]

Discipline & Connecting

Correcting Hitting Behavior

Dear Miss Faith, My son is three and he still struggles with hitting and rough touching.  Mostly … Read More

Silly Defiance

Dear Miss Faith, My 3.5yo son used to be very helpful,  but lately when I ask him to do things, he … Read More

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Your Social Toddler

Being Too Rough with Baby

Dear Miss Faith, What can I do when my toddler is rough with the baby (usually unintentionally, but … Read More

Sibling Interactions Between Kids & Crawlers

Dear Miss Faith, I have a 9 month old who has just started really crawling and getting all up in … Read More

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Harmonious Home Life

Dropping Naps

Dear Miss Faith, Recently, It's been a struggle to get my 2.5yo to nap during her usual time. She … Read More

Healthy Parent-Toddler Relationships

            With babies, the route to a secure bond between parent and baby is relatively clear: … Read More

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Play & Activities

Play Structures

Do you want to make your play yard more interesting and functional for your kiddos?  Spring is a … Read More

Collecting & Dumping Toys

Dear Miss Faith, My 2.9 y.o. girl loves to make "nests" in every room of our house. This is … Read More

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Free-Range Kids

Overall, I really enjoyed Free Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going … Read More

Book Review: Raising Happiness

I absolutely loved the book Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier … Read More

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Announcements

The Joyful Toddlers Book Is Coming!

Great News!  I'm super excited to announce that Joyful Toddlers will be coming in book form!  Many … Read More

New Tele-Class Starting May 31st

I'd like to invite you to join a group of like-minded, committed parents and caregivers in a virtual … Read More

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