Does your child always want to be the first?

My 6yo daughter isn’t the most graceful loser in the world. She gets mad, throws things or sulks in a corner whenever she loses in a game or when she’s having a hard time doing something. She’s the type of child who always wants to be the first in everything. Getting the first slice of cake, to get on the swing and yes, to win all the games that she and her brother play at home. When life isn’t in her favor? She gets mad. READ MORE...

Pushover Parenting – Why it needs to stop.

Pushover Parenting

Pushover parenting is getting the best of me.

I looked at my three year old as she held the pencil sharpener in one hand and the pencil on the other “Do you need help?” I asked. “No mom, me only. I do it.” Clumsily, she inserted the pencil into the little hole and started twisting.

Crunch……………………. crunch………………………. crunch it went. READ MORE...