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Mirroring Monday: The annoying little sister

Sunday, December 12th, 2010 | 1 Comment
A parent has been experiencing lots of fighting between her two children; a boy,(Peter) age 6 and a girl, (Amy) age 3.  The boy who previously was fairly good natured and co-operative especially before his younger sister was born has become extremely moody and aggressive. He read more »

Jennifer Kolari on Tantrums and Hearing Loss

Monday, October 18th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari answered a question from a reader at My Child Feels today about how to manage a 4-year-old who has just been diagnosed with hearing loss and who is having tantrums. Jennifer notes that tantrums are common in 3- and 4-year-olds read more »

Adrenaline Play: Relieving Your Child's Excess Energy

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 | 0 Comments
[Originally posted at Just the Facts, Baby] If your little one often has major meltdowns, is constantly bugging his brothers or sisters, or just seems to have a lot of excess energy, there’s a trick called “adrenaline play” that can really help. But first, read more »

Let's Review – Reducing Tantrums with Connected Parenting

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 | 0 Comments
If you are new to Connected Parenting or just want a refresher, check out this interview with Jennifer Kolari about Minimizing Tantrums by Mirroring. The interview gives a great overview of the CALM method and mirroring as well as answering several frequently read more »

Jennifer Kolari Discusses Tantrums

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | 0 Comments
This week at Kolari’s Corner on InfoMommy, Jennifer Kolari answers a question from a reader whose 3-year-old has tantrums when put into time out. Jennifer advises that losing your temper reinforces your child’s tantrum behavior by giving them the reaction they are looking read more »

Tips for Managing Your Kids Over the Holidays from Jennifer Kolari on Canada AM

Monday, December 14th, 2009 | 0 Comments
In case you missed it, Jennifer Kolari was on Canada AM this morning giving advice about how to manage things like holiday tantrums and good manners when receiving a gift.  You can watch Jennifer’s segment by going to Canada AM and then read more »

Is It Just Me – Mutterings

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 | 0 Comments
Is it just me? Or are you ever so agitated about an event, person or specific justice-challenged situation that you feel compelled to mutter about it in public? Do these grumblings ever grow in volume and clarity to the point at which read more »

Dealing With Public Temper Tantrums

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 | 0 Comments
[Originally posted at Just the Facts, Baby] Ah, the public tantrum–don’t you love those? It can be mortifying when your little one throws herself on the floor screaming and you feel like the whole world is judging your parenting skills. Some kids know they read more »

Jennifer Kolari Discusses Cantankerous Toddlers

Friday, October 23rd, 2009 | 0 Comments
This week at Kolari’s Corner on InfoMommy, Jennifer Kolari answers a question from a reader whose 14-month-old toddler keeps getting into things and then becomes irate when they are taken away from her. Jennifer explains that at 14 months, children can understand much more read more »


Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 | 1 Comment
Tantrums…they can be exhausting, frustrating and embarrassing. Especially when they happen in public, or in front of friends and family. As parents we spend a lot of time trying to avoid and defuse them. We find ourselves walking on egg shells, or read more »

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