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Mean Preschool Girls

Dear Miss Faith, My daughter is now 3 1/2 and is having a hard time with simply being kind to those who love her the most. Her cousin/best buddy (who she sees on a daily basis) told … [read more]

A Message from Faith:

Miss Faith

Welcome to My Website

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

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Responding to Ridiculous Demands

Dear Miss Faith, I have a 5yo, 3yo and 1yo.  My challenge is with my 5yo, who sometimes wakes up … Read More

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Acting Up to Get Attention

Dear Miss Faith, My younger son is 19-months, and has recently become very curious about sticking … Read More

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Your Social Toddler

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Mean Preschool Girls

Dear Miss Faith, My daughter is now 3 1/2 and is having a hard time with simply being kind to those … Read More

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Sharing & Taking Turns

Dear Miss Faith, My daughter and I participate in a toddler play-group and some mothers are very … Read More

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Harmonious Home Life

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Night Wakings & Falling Back to Sleep

Dear Miss Faith, My 2.5yo daughter has never been a great sleeper, but lately she’s started waking … Read More

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Easily Frustrated Child

Dear Miss Faith, My 2yo son is a joy when he's happy, but he gets frustrated really easily and … Read More

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Play & Activities

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Baking with Toddlers

Dear Miss Faith, I am working on slowing down and letting my almost-3yo daughter be involved in my … Read More

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An Outdoor Summer (Miss Faith Guest Post)

Hi Everyone, Check out my guest post on the LifeWays North America blog. It's called An Outdoor … Read More

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Book Reviews

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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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Book Review: Simplicity Parenting

I was looking for a certain post the other day, and it came to my attention that some of my posts … Read More

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Announcements

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Welcome, Baby Sophie!

Hello Joyful Readers--  Have you wondered where I've been for the past several months?  Why I … Read More

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Last Tele-Class Before My Maternity Leave

Dear Readers,  If you're looking for some inspiration for your parenting or caregiving, I'd like to … Read More

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