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Conquering the Biggest Parenting Challenges around Kids age 2 to 4

One word that runs through the minds of many parents is “endless,” because just when you think you’ve checked a few things off your list, another issue arises. Being a child isn’t easy, and being a parent definitely isn’t! Here, we offer advice on parenting challenges for children aged two to four, which should help to make life easier for everyone.

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Behavior Analysis 101: Every One of Your Child's Behaviors Serves one of These 4 Functions

There’s a reason behind every single one of your child’s behaviors! The key is figuring out what that reason is. Learn more about the 4 functions of behavior from a board certified behavior analyst.

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Finding the "Why" Behind Child Behaviors

Today has been incredibly hard. You are feeling very “blah.” You’re in between trying to clean up around the house, repeating yourself for the tenth time (literally), remembering to thaw food from the freezer for dinner (or do you have to order take-out?), and you’re just trying to just catch a moment to breathe.

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The Psychology Behind Potty Training

Potty training seems like a huge skill to tackle and, unfortunately, it often does take time, effort and consistency from parents to teach our little loves how to use that really scary thing in the bathroom. But what is the overall importance of potty training? Is it simply that you can stop buying diapers and pull-ups? Or is there more to it?

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Parent like a Therapist: One Secret to Conquering Parenting Challenges at Home

How to Pair with your Child for Better Communication

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Mastering Child Communication Skills without Crying, Yelling or Pulling Your Hair Out

Hearing your child’s first word gives you a giddy sense of pride, joy and excitement as this new developmental milestone is met. Yet two months, four years or even 10 years later you find yourself wondering why can’t you just tell me what you want or need! The stress and confusion surrounding the stages of language development can at times feel never ending and overwhelming. When language stays stagnant and seems to make zero progress across months of time and effort, parents like yourself begin to wonder, “Is this developmentally normal?” And as a responsible parent, we’re sure you’re curious. Good news is, no matter what life stage your child is in, there are things you can do to help improve communication channels with them.

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What To Do When Your Child Refuses to Potty Train

You read all the books and watched all potty training kid videos. You purchased the best potty training chair. You feel that your child is getting too old for diapers or they showed some interest in big kid underpants. You think you’re both ready. But what if you find your toddler resisting potty training and now won’t even sit on the toilet? Potty training resistance isn’t uncommon. We’ve listed some reasons for this below and some ways to address it.

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"What if I mess my kid up?" And other parenting fears you can put to rest

Finding the right discipline style for your child is tricky. Here’s how you can better understand your child’s behavior, correct your own parenting mistakes, and try something different next time.

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Applied Behavioral Analysis: the Therapist-Approved tool every parent needs to know about

What is Applied Behavioral Analysis? A powerful, evidence-based practice that helps parents connect with and communicate with their children. We want to bring it to EVERY parent

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