Personality and Temperament

This month, we have been talking about HEP. On Becoming Toddlerwise  talks about HEP–Heredity, Environment, and Personality. These three things work together to help shape and mold your child into herself. Today’s… View Post

Controlling Environment for Toddlers

As we discussed last Monday,   On Becoming Toddlerwise  talks about HEP–Heredity, Environment, and Personality. These three things work together to help shape and mold your child into herself. Last week, we… View Post

Nurturing Natural Abilities

We all inherit a great deal from our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and so forth that came before us.  On Becoming Toddlerwise  talks about HEP–Heredity, Environment, and Personality. These three things work… View Post

Parenting is like Gardening

The first chapter in On Becoming Toddlerwise provides a great analogy of parenting to gardening. A gardener is “…neither the creator nor its architect.” “He does not create the bloom,… View Post

Traveling With a Toddler

Traveling with a child can be a little bit scary in your mind–especially if you haven’t done it much or if you have had a bad experience. On Becoming Toddlerwise has… View Post

Bedtime Routine: Storytime

Storytime has got to be one of the sweetest times of day. Child and parent snuggle up together to read stories before bedtime. If you are not careful, this treasured… View Post

Weaning Thumb/Finger Sucking

On Becoming Toddlerwise has some information on weaning from thumb and finger sucking. They stress the importance of substitution. Substitution is when you use something in place of the undesirable action.… View Post