Want to be more effective as a parent? Need help improving your child’s habits, efficiently teaching new behaviors while eliminating inappropriate ones? If you're looking for proven, scientific methods to help your child grow into a healthy, well-adjusted adult, you’ve come to the right place. I'm Megan, a behavior analyst turned blogger. Welcome to my blog!
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I received a complimentary FastAction™ Fold Click Connect™ Jogger from Graco to facilitate this review. I was not compensated nor influenced in any other way. Lili and I had the opportunity to test our new Graco jogger at the lovely blogger party hosted by the equally lovely Wendy (Whimsy and Wise) at La Mirada Regional… [Continue Reading]
Sometimes I collaborate with other cool bloggers to bring you some fabulous giveaways. Today is one of those days. And a very poignant one for me. Very rarely do we, bloggers, make our blogs available for a worthy cause that touches one of us so personally. This fundraiser giveaway is for Liam, the son of… [Continue Reading]
If you asked me to define parenting in one sentence, I’d probably tell you that it’s a series of teachable moments. Whenever I blog about children’s behavior problems, I always echo the same sentiment: when it comes to their characters, children are mostly blank slates (the tabula rasa theory) and though they are born with… [Continue Reading]
Friday Finds (review + giveaway): From Pea to Pumpkin + Shushybye Baby Emily’s was my first pregnancy and it was a huge shock. I didn’t fully understand the cravings, aches, and the weeks-feeling-like-a-whole-lifetime thing that I was warned of, till I was in the midst of it. It’s funny how in hindsight, it all seems… [Continue Reading]
Friday Finds (review + giveaway): milk unleashed True story: As an infant, Emily hated breastmilk and formula. We got very creative whilst feeding her, even mastered the trick of showing her a bottle with water in it and as soon as she opened her mouth, switching to the formula bottle instead. We were literally counting… [Continue Reading]
Question: "How do you teach a 10-year-old responsibility? This is frustrating me to no end. When I don't do her laundry, she wears dirty clothes or takes her sister's. She had to go to school today without having her work done and she'll get an F for the assignment. Her progress reports are atrocious. We've talked to her teacher and got nowhere. I told her that I would have to start going to school with her and sitting in class all day just so I know what she is doing. She isn't stupid... she is advanced on all her state testing. She just [Continue reading]
In the blogosphere...
- 8 easy and earthy spring crafts (got twigs, shells, sticks?): Easy Spring Crafts for Kids via Parenting.com
- Valid points about exercise and its effects on child behavior: Tennis Lessons and Child Behavior Improvement via Basha Tennis (blog)
- How is your child interacting with your pet? Warning Signs That Your Child’s Behavior Is Dangerous To Pets via the ASPCA