Other link I live by to try to communicate with Frankie better:
My parenting idol, Dr. Sears.
Section that caught my eye:
Sixty five percent of our interactions with toddlers involve conflict, with an argument erupting every six to eight minutes. Four-year-olds take the cake, with seventeen [!!] conflicts per hour.And , he cites a reference for that stat.
After this morning's struggle, I better get reading.