I thought we were doing a pretty good job of having one of those silent passive-aggressive fights. One that was way better and less impactful on our young daughter than an all-out, down to the mat scream-fest. I was terribly, terribly wrong.
Parent Q&A: When kids prefer one parent
"Lately my son has been really preferring daddy and it's been hard on me."
Limit-setting 101: Key ingredients for holding the line
I believe that whenever we set a limit, we must do so with the following three principles in mind (and in heart, while we're at it): consistency, transparency, and empathy.
Parent Q&A: When toddler bites really bite
What's a parent to do when a toddler bite...really bites?