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Toddler Tantrums: Dealing with Tantrums in Public

By JustMommies staff

You may think that there’s nothing worse than your toddler’s tantrums, until your toddler has one in public. Then you have to manage not only an out-of-control child, but also the disapproving and not-so-sympathetic stares of strangers. When your toddler lets loose with an earth-shattering tantrum,
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Triumphing Over Tantrums

By JustMommies staff

Before you had kids you probably witnessed an out of control child having a temper tantrum at the store. More than likely you thought or said, "If that was my child, I would ______". Well now here you are with children of your own dealing with these exact situations. Temper tantrums are a normal part
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Your Tattling Toddler

By Nancy Da Silva

Think of the biggest gossip in your group of friends. If you can’t pick one out, chances are it’s you. If you were to trace that person back to their childhood, there’d be a pretty good possibility that they were a notorious tattle tale. People gossip and children tattle for pretty much the same
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Handling Unwanted Advice

By Elizabeth Pantley

“Help! I’m getting so frustrated with the endless stream of advice I get from my mother-in-law and brother! No matter what I do, I’m doing it wrong. I love them both, but how do I get them to stop dispensing all this unwanted advice?” Just as your baby is an important part of your life, he is
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Whining: When The Apple Of Your Eye Drives You Bananas

By Nancy Da Silva

You thought you had been through the worst of it once your baby’s colic passed. Nothing could be possibly worse than that, right? Think again. If there is one thing that drives usually sane parents batty it’s the incessant whining of their toddler. Usually between the ages of two and four, anytime
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Returning to Work Blues

By JustMommies staff

You work for a great company, make a good income, invested time in an education so that you could achieve your career goals, yet you still feel down about returning to work after having your baby. It is normal to have mixed feelings about motherhood and returning to work. You miss your baby, yet you
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When Others Try To Discipline Your Child

By Nancy Da Silva

You’re over at someone else’s house and your little one breaks something or throws a tantrum. This person then proceeds to swat your child on the bum or slap their hand. How do you react? Most parents fall in two camps. Those who believe it’s all right for others to discipline their child when
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Toddler Spends Big Money Online!

By JustMommies staff

A 3-year-old girl managed to bid in an online auction – and won an item for $12,300! That is, until her mother woke up from a nap and learned the big news! The AP reports that little Pipi Quinlan from New Zealand bid on and won an earth-moving digger for $ 12,300 on the auction site Trade Me. Her
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Get Your Toddler to Cooperate

By Elizabeth Pantley

Toddlers and preschoolers require finesse to gain their cooperation, because they have not yet reached the age at which they can see and understand the whole picture, so simply explaining what you want doesn’t always work. Robert Scotellaro is quoted in The Funny Side of Parenthood as saying, “Reasoning
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Time Out & Your Toddler: When Can You Start?

By Nancy Da Silva

Ninety percent of the time when your toddler misbehaves it’s because he wants attention. Think about it. In your busy life, you do your best to fulfill the needs of your child, your spouse, your work and if you’re lucky, yourself. You love your child but you feed him, clothe him and bathe him as
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