schoolaged advice rant
I Don’t Like Comparing
“Why can’t you be like your sister?” - I hated that sentence with every fiber of my being as a child. It was the worst, it felt like ...
newborn baby advice clothes
What My Newborn Didn’t Need and What She Did Need
Baby socks! They don’t stay on. Don’t bother with mittens either unless your child is born in the winter. I just trim my ...
baby preschooler advice motherhood multiples
Sneaky “me” Time
Unfortunately, getting conventional “me” time is a thing of impossibility at home, hubby works very long hours, so I have to pick up our ...
toddler preschooler schoolaged advice
The 6 D’s for Dealing with Disrespectful Children
Exactly this.
preschooler advice crying tantrums
I Love You, But
It’s hard to explain to children why they have to stop doing something and at the same time validate their feelings. We can say ...
toddler baby advice
Cutting Nails During Night
Yes, I have to cut my toddler’s nail while she is sleeping. I finally got it. Until yesterday I was always cutting it while she was watching TV but she was constantly moving. Now I take my time and cut her nails nicely without sharp angles and worries about cutting her finger.
toddler diapers baby advice
Diapers !! :-)
I have 2 high quality diapers on the picture. Both with the same name (just the packaging on the outside is slightly different) but with different content. I don’t know why there is a difference but you really have to be careful and look twice when buying them.
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toddler baby advice misbehaviour
What to Do When 1 Year Olds Start Hitting?
The best way to respond to hitting is to firmly (not roughly) hold onto her arm and say something like, “No hitting. Hitting hurts.” ...
sleep clothes baby advice
How to Dress a Baby for Sleep?
This can give you a guideline...but you know your baby best :)
toddler daycare baby advice
It’s Daycare Time
Separating from a baby to go back to work is stressful. Don’t make it harder on yourself and them than is needed. Your baby can pick up on your emotions and will mirror them. If you’re feeling ...
breastfeeding food baby advice
When to Stop Breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding till 6 months is about the sweet spot. But you alone should decide when to stop, no one has a right to question your choice. ...
toddler preschooler schoolaged advice anger
When Anger Gets the Better of You and You Shout at Your Kid
Be gentle on yourself. We are all human. We all lose our cool. We all (brace yourself) shout occasionally. ...
toddler daycare baby advice
Pre-daycare Preparations
So before you start with daycare, take your time to check it out as a family and get to know the environment. If it is possible for you, it’s best to make a gradual, slow transition ...
toddler rewards advice
Praise a child’s efforts, not the results of those efforts. We love our kids, but that can sometimes result in ...
postpartumdepression motherhood advice
Not All Baby Blues Are Baby Blues and Not All Depression Manifests the Same Way
It can so easily slip by you, it’s not all about depression and sadness and worry... Beware if you feel intense and prolonged anxiety and rage. You could have a bad case of postpartum depression just like me. ...
crying fear baby advice
How to Soothe a Crying Baby?
You can try with white noise. You don’t need to buy anything because it is surprisingly easy to find white noise sources. ...