Lynn Louise Wonders

Articles Written By: Lynn Louise Wonders

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Lynn Louise Wonders, MA, LPC, RPT-S is an early childhood development and parenting expert. She offers private coaching and consultation for parents throughout the U.S. She is a well-known professional in the field of play therapy, providing training, supervision and mentoring to child therapists world-wide having practiced for more than 15 years in schools, child development centers and through her private practice.

Child's hands holding and using a blue mobile phone

Don’t Pass the Phone: 7 Alternatives to Screen Time

As a parent, I know it can be all too tempting to entertain your child with screen time. But how much is too much?
Toddler having a tantrum while being held by dad

Surviving Toddler Tantrums

There’s a reason for the phrase the terrible twos. We’ve all seen a toddler meltdown happen –  in the checkout line, at the dinner table…
Toddler with separation anxiety clings to mom.

How to Help Your Child with Separation Anxiety

Have you noticed your child clinging to you more than usual? Or that he becomes extremely upset when saying goodbye? These are examples of separation…
Family drawing and writing new year's resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions for Families

Most of us are familiar with setting New Year’s Resolutions, only to find that we lose momentum and fail to meet our goals. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone - recent research in the field of psychology shows that only eight percent of people who set resolutions actually follow through with them!
Mom talks to upset young child using positive parenting techniques.

Positive Parenting Tips and Scripts

How many times have you found yourself saying “No!” or “Stop that!” – and it doesn’t seem to make any difference in your child’s behavior?…
A mother teaching her preschooler manners at home at the kitchen table.

Teaching Manners to Preschoolers? Yes, Please!

How early can parents begin teaching children to be kind, considerate and use the magic words “please” and “thank you?” Believe it or not, learning…
Mother comforting upset little boy

Tips to Overcome 3 Childhood Fears

It is very common for children under the age of 5 to experience a variety of fears – the world can seem large and intimidating…
A young child helps around the house by feed his dog

5 Ways to Involve Your Child in Household Chores

  I have always been a big proponent of giving children of all ages “important” jobs and responsibilities around the house. It helps build character!…
A smiling young girl holding a soccer ball, standing with her two teammates

5 Ways to Help Your Child Be a Good Sport

Many of our favorite American pastimes revolve around competition. Schools and clubs rank students' performances and high achievers often receive trophies, awards and prizes. As…
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