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Adjusting to Baby

Dear Miss Faith,  My 27mo has had lots of changes in the weeks since our new baby was born, with Daddy home for three weeks, then Grandma staying with us.  Now it's back to the "new … [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

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

Biting from Excitement

Dear Miss Faith, I have an intense, energetic little boy who is almost 3. I just don't know what to … 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

Adjusting to Baby

Dear Miss Faith,  My 27mo has had lots of changes in the weeks since our new baby was born, with … Read More

Dinnertime for Working Parents

Dear Miss Faith, My husband and I both work full time.  My husband picks our 2.5yo daughter up from … 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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