Category: Whining & Tantrums

Video: Dr. Heather Discusses How To Deal With Child Tantrums And Toddler Lies

Do your kiddos tell “little white lies”? Mine do. Find out how to handle this common problem, plus how to avoid toddler meltdowns. Thanks again, Jill Kuramoto, for having me on the show! Aloha, Dr. Heather The BabyShrink Mom of

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Toddler Behavior: How To Handle Sibling Rivalry

I love it when parents say, “Our toddler is SO happy that she has a little baby brother. She seems to have accepted him totally!” Just wait. Sibling rivalry usually doesn’t become a problem until your toddler has to contend

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Child Discipline: Will One Spanking Traumatize My Toddler?

Poor reader Jenn wrote in to confess her guilt at giving a swat on the tush to her toddler, worried that she might have psychologically scarred the poor baby for life. I hope you know me well enough by now

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Toddler Behavior: Tips for a Toddler Tinkling (and Screaming) in the Bath

Hi Dr. Heather, My husband and I are hoping you can shed some light on a concern we have for our son who is 27 months old. Over the last month during bath time, my son has peed in the

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Child Discipline: Discipline Tips & Techniques for a 3-Year-Old

Dear Dr. Heather, When my 3-year-old son hits, pushes, or bites me, my husband, or his 6-month old sister, or is throwing things or generally being threatening (he likes to act like a mad dinosaur), our response is to tell

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