Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

What Can Toddlers Do On Their Own?

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 9.46.28 PMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

What Can Toddlers Do On Their Own?
Tips to help you figure out when to let go

Article Excerpt:

If your toddler is constantly uttering “me do” and “I want,” it’s likely that she is asserting her need for more power and freedom. “Although this may feel disconcerting and unbalancing for parents, remember [that] it is vitally important that your child learn to be independent, seeking a greater sense of power and control, as well as asking for and getting more freedom,” says Nancy Buck, developmental psychologist with Peaceful Parenting in Denver. Continue reading

March 12, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | 1 Comment