Tag Archives: Routine

Tip #37: Big Fun v. Little Fun

By: Peter Sessum I admit, I was sucked in by the Tweet, “When Kids Have Chores, I End Up Doing Work.” I was intrigued. But mostly, I was confused. How can you do the work if it is your kid … Continue reading

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Tip #29: Babies Don’t Need a Bath Everyday

Children really should come with instructions. It would make things so much easier. Of course if they did, you wouldn’t need this blog. I, for one, was really relieved when the doctor told me that not only do children not … Continue reading

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Is Your Kid Awake? The Nose Knows

This isn’t really a parenting tip that everyone can put into practice, but it is something that has worked for me for a number of years and I thought I would pass it along. My gravestone is going to read, … Continue reading

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Tip #16: TV is Entertainment, Not a Babysitter

The pretty pictures on the television will mesmerize a child, but that is no reason to park your kid in front of the screen and walk away. Even with educational shows or videos, leaving a child unattended in front of … Continue reading

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Tip #10: Rules on Diaper Changing

For new parents, diaper changing can be a point of contention. This is usually a result of sleep deprivation and short tempers. Here are a few guidelines that can be used even when sleepy to make things easier. 1.Diaper changing … Continue reading

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Tip #9: Babies Sleep a lot, Make the Most of it

Babies do three things very well. Eat, poop and sleep, and not necessarily in that order. There is a strong temptation to try and get things done while the baby is sleeping. You need to fight that temptation. It is … Continue reading

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