Category: ’Respond with Sensitivity’

Weaning Video Series #1: Preparation for the Weaning Process

May 21st, 2012 by Dionna - 6 Comments

I asked several of my blogging mama friends if they would share some of their own thoughts and experiences on weaning in video format. In this first video, these mamas discuss what they did to prepare for the weaning process.

15 Ideas to Prepare Toddlers and Preschoolers for Dental Procedures

April 10th, 2012 by Dionna - 20 Comments

When Kieran was three years old, he had to be anesthetized for a dental procedure. Today I’m sharing the basics of what happened during the procedure, along with some tips on how to prepare your child for anesthesia specific to dental work.

The Terrible Two (and Two Parenting Strategies to Replace Them)

March 8th, 2012 by Dionna - 9 Comments

Two ideas to help parents transform the parent-child relationship from reaction and struggle to freedom, power and joy.

Easy Positions for Elimination Communication with a Newborn

February 13th, 2012 by Dionna - 17 Comments

Interested in learning about elimination communication with a newborn? I’m sharing our experiences with our newborn so far.

Dealing with Our Own Anxiety

February 2nd, 2012 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Recently, we had to help Kieran work through his separation anxiety so that Tom and I could enjoy some couple time. Part of working through it meant that we had to deal with our own discomfort in leaving him upset.

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