Using a Story to Get Past a Sibling Fight

This morning I woke up at 5:45 and spent some time working for about an hour, followed by a nice jog through my neighbourhood. I had a nice experience doing a good deed for someone, which I’ll get to in a moment. But the real point of this post is how I used my story […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 2

Help! My Spouse and I Have Different Parenting Styles

We’ve all been there, we try communicating with, or disciplining our kids using a style that we have adopted … and out of nowhere, the spouse bursts onto the scene with a different view. Frustrating isn’t it? If you have a different parenting style than your spouse, it can cause a rift in your marriage. […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 0

Toddler Parenting and Waiting on Tables – What They Have in Common

Okay, we all know that parents differ a lot in their styles and behaviours. We all have different tools, styles, and beliefs. But one thing that always resonates with parents is a good metaphor. So, I would like to share this article written by Tracy Moore on jezebel.com. Moore is a writer living in Los […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 0

Here’s One Secret to Raising Self-Confident Children

Last week I got an email from a reader, Toshy, asking me if my Talking to Toddlers course specifically helps develop self confidence in three year olds. You could probably substitute any age in that question and it would still be a very good question. I answered Toshy personally, and I also feel that my […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 15

Effective Alternatives to Threats when Talking to Children

How many times have you been at the end of your rope and you just didn’t know what to do anymore? Do you find yourself screaming, “If you do that one more time I swear I’ll throw all your toys away!”? Threats such as these may be very ordinary for some families, but let me […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 0

A Study: Why Parents Shouldn’t Spank Their Children

The debate whether corporal punishment over children should be practiced or not has been going on for a long time. A study very recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal concluded that corporal punishment has very negative effects on children. The study has been going on for 20 years, and has ended after examining […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 1

The healthy alternative to these poisons in your fridge

I’m sure that you care about the health of your family. I sure do and I can’t imagine any parent NOT taking this seriously. So when I saw this article written by Mike Geary, I knew I had to write a quick blog post about it suggesting you read it. Here’s why this article is […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 0

Ever notice how toddler behavior isn’t an issue when they’re having fun?

This weekend was a blast for my family. My wife and I drove the family from Toronto, where we live (Canada’s largest city) to a very small town 5 hours away called Petawawa. We have friends who live up there, and 4 families gathered at their house for a weekend party. We had seven kids […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 2

Santa Claus: How to Introduce Toddlers to this Big Man

Christmas for the little ones just isn’t complete without Santa Claus. This big, old man with the white long beard is pretty much THE symbol of Christmas for kids. Well, that and the presents under the tree, right? I’ve noticed that a lot of children line up with their parents to sit on Santa’s lap, […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 1

Grab These Free Christmas Tunes from Amazon

Last year I found a blog post where an awesome woman had pointed out a whole pile of absolutely free Christmas music available at Amazon. I emailed the link out to my subscribers and everyone loved having access to it. Hey, you can’t beat free, right? I don’t mind paying for great music, but I’ll […]

SEE ALSO: This audio lesson will forever change the way you interact with your kids

Continue Reading 1

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

This blog copyright © 2013 Talking to Toddlers | Privacy Policy
Additonal parenting tips, articles and advice
Chris Thompson on Google+
Powered by: MindanaoTouch, LTD