Inside: Find out the underlying developmental and brain-based causes of mystifying and maddening toddler behaviors, as well as how to deal with them effectively.
I froze in shock as the slap landed smack on my nose.
It wasn’t the first time I’d been hit in the face by a two-foot-tall tyrant, but it still hurt. I’ve been to the toddler rodeo before. This time though, I resolved to do things differently: I paused and took notice of my internal reaction. Did it hurt? Yes. Did it seriously tick me off? Yes. Did my child intend to hurt me? Certainly not. [Read more…]