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    Apple Juice & Sharing (in no particular order)

    Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

    I don’t know about you, but the last few weeks have been C-R-A-Z-Y-! The kids have started school, my hubby started school (and a new job), we’ve been trying to make ends meet, and every day is like it’s own little mini-marathon. What have you been up to?

    The tantrum

    Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

    If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!The other day I was just ready to leave our local park. The concession stand was closed and there was no candy available. To my 3-year-old, this was intolerable. I knew she would cry, but she proceeded to have a [...]

    A 2-year-old’s plan for grocery shopping

    Saturday, June 21st, 2008

    Yesterday we were at the grocery store. We went early, and to my kids’ delight we were able to get one of those behemoth shopping carts with the little car in the front.
    My oldest daughter, E~, hadĀ invited her best friend to come along (who knew that a trip to the grocery store could be so [...]

    Are you a helicopter parent?

    Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

    Yesterday I was talking to a friend. He told of his brother, who has a new job, having to fire an employee because she lied about something. She even admitted that she lied. The most disturbing detail of the story was that the mother of this 20-something-year-old young woman actually called my friend’s brother to [...]

    No-fail strategies to handle toddler temper tantrums

    Friday, June 13th, 2008

    Hi. I’ve posted a long article about how to handle toddler temper tantrums. Just click on the link to access it, or visit the “toddler tantrums” page for the link.
    Like you, I’ve been in the trenches for a long time dealing with child behaviors. Although I can’t say it gets easier, you can get much [...]