The power of our words on our children

words & tantrums

My daughter Yara is four and a half now and recently I've really been struggling with finding a way to manage her sudden outbursts of tantrums when she doesn't get what she wants. My nerves have grown thin and I've been resorting to threats and shouting, which leaves me with a sour taste in my mouth and a heavy heart.  When I saw her shouting at a friend during a play date this … [Read more...]

Diaper Free Before 3 by Jill Lekovic

Potty training-3

I wrote this blog post and published it on my photography website about two years ago when my daughter turned 2 and I was elated about sharing my new found knowledge on a fantastic book that had helped me figure out how to potty train her - Diaper~Free Before 3 by Jill Lekovic. The post received a lot of positive feedback so I thought I would re-post it here to kick start my … [Read more...]