Ah, the toddler years ... welcome to what is probably the most strenuous and awe-inspiring stage of parenting. If you are feeling overwhelmed by the ceaseless demands of your little one, you aren't alone. Using skills that I developed over the years working as a nurse and newborn consultant -- which one of my clients dubbed "baby whispering " -- I can teach you how to tune in, observe, listen and understand your child from her perspective. This workshop will help you discover what makes your unique toddler tick so that you will be better equipped to manage daily behavioral issues such as temper tantrums, potty training, mealtimes and bedtimes.
From the day your baby is born, she has a unique personality, as well as likes and dislikes of her own. Some children are inherently shy, others are stubborn or prone to high activity, others are risk-takers and so on. Before you begin Lesson One, take the What Is Your Toddler's Temperament? quiz now. The quiz results will reveal your child's true nature, which you will use throughout the workshop and well into the future.
H.E.L.P. is here
Once you come to understand and accept your child's unique personality, you can start implementing a strategy that I call H.E.L.P, an acronym that will remind you of four factors that will enable you to walk that narrow line -- respecting your child for who she is while at the same time providing the structure and boundaries that she needs in order to thrive. H.E.L.P. stands for: