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.

7 Tips: Stress-Free Costumes for Kids

Fall is the season that helps your little one’s imagination run wild! Pick a fun, comfortable costume for your preschooler or toddler with these tips.
Working Mom hugging her preschooler

Mom Guilt: Navigating Parent Insecurities

In celebration of Working Parents Day, we took on parental guilt and gave five moms the surprise of their lives by sharing video testimonials from friends, family members, teachers and coworkers who validated that they’re doing a great job as parents – despite their personal insecurities. Their reactions show the magic that happens when we lift each other up.
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…
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