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We're talking about the many ways real parents can use Hand in Hand Parenting tools and what that looks like day to day, at your house and at our houses too.

Jul 10, 2019

Since we have all personally gone through potty training and we will all have to go through it with our kids, you'd think we'd have nailed down one, surefire potty training method.

But the 11,000 google results you get when you type in 'How to potty train my child,' clearly shows that a one-size-fits-all approach is...

Jul 3, 2019

“Mom, I can’t go to camp today. I have a stomachache.”

This is the third time this week your child has complained of a sore stomach, and yet she shows no other symptoms of being unwell.

shows anxious child clinging to mom

You wonder…is something else going on under the radar?

  • Does your child complain of stomachaches?
  • Does she get tearful or...

Jun 26, 2019

Have you ever asked your child to do something simple, like pack their toys away before dinner? For a second they stare back and you wide-eyed, all chubby-cheeked cherubic sweetness.

And then they scrunch those eyes and tell you to $#@ off?

oh no, she didn’t…

Kids who cuss are more common than you might think. If...

Jun 20, 2019

You sink down on the rug in tears and wonder how you can ever keep going. Then you see your daughter’s abandoned stuffie under the sofa, next to an overdue library book, so you scoop them out, tuck them on the shelf, shove your hair in a bun, and get started with the laundry.

What happened to your...

Jun 12, 2019

Read on to learn why it pays to keep positive with your kids

boy looking at his parent

"Last cookie," you say, lightly.

"No." Your son says. Then he stuffs the cookie into his mouth, grabs three more and runs from the room. 

You're just about to charge from the kitchen in a chase when your eyes fall on another set of eyes.

Your younger...