Make Connections to Books
Does your child remind you of Max from Where the Wild Things Are? Has he ever had a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day” like Alexander? Point out the connections between your child and his favorite characters, and share stories to help teach important lessons and get through difficult situations. Hand your child a potty-training classic such as Once Upon a Potty or Everyone Poops while he’s sitting on his throne. Pick up a book such as The Tenth Good Thing about Barney or I’ll Always Love You to help your kid cope when Fido passes away.