13 Songs That Make Parenting a Toddler More Fun!

TODDLERSONGS

Raising a toddler… wow! If you’ve got one, you know what I mean.

I absolutely adore my son and generally feel like I’m pretty lucky. He usually obeys. He’s positive and smiles a lot. He usually eats his vegetables and picks up his toys. But I haven’t figured out the potty training thing yet and every once in a while (a lot more often since he turned two) my son throws a really terrible, embarrassing, screaming, throwing, kicking tantrum!

I’ve tried several different tactics for calming the storm but one method has proven to be the most effective so far…

A while back my son randomly picked the TV show “Daniel’s Neighborhood” (a cartoon spin-off of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood) from a line-up of shows on Netflix. We were watching the episode when one of the songs really stuck out to me. It was called, “When You Feel So Mad That You Want To Roar”. As the song played a couple times during the show I sang it under my breath so I could remember it later. I had the distinct feeling that it might help my son calm down.

It helped me that same day!

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PLAYLIST FOR GIRLS

When I first I thought of making this playlist I thought it would be a quick blog.  I WAS SO WRONG!  Finding music that is not only creative and inspiring but is also appropriate for a young person is no small feat!  This playlist is for pre-teen/teen girls who use their brains, have self-respect, appreciate art and are in touch with their spirituality.

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