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Discipline Tips

Toddlers have little ability to control impulses. Work on predicting consequences, through natural consequences, and re-establishing set rules. At first, behavior management can be challenging for everyone involved. After some time of setting up consequences and sticking to certain rules/tips you will start to notice that all your hard work and repetition is paying off.   … Read more

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Shame on the Milwaukee ad against co-sleeping

Recently Milwaukee ran a provocative ad against co-sleeping. The ad was beyond sickening to us, and we support the other mothers outraged by this ad. Our families are truly saddened by such judgmental, assuming, close-mindedness as well as false advertising. Several of us WiseMommies co-slept with our children in a family bed. Thankfully, our German husbands were … Read more

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Time Out

I’ve been using time-out for several months now. It works well for my son. One day, at my wit’s end, when my child was throwing toys, screaming as loud as possible and walking over books, I used a playpen in the corner of the room. When my son finished, I climbed out of the playpen. … Read more

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