Wearing a face mask during these challenging times can be as difficult for adults as it is for children. Yet, grownups are able to quite easily grasp the concept of danger and endure the feeling of cloth touching their face, nose, and lips. For kids, especially the youngest of toddlers, the situation is different - … Continue reading How To Get Your Toddler To Wear A Face Mask: 10 Awesome Tips!
When I was pregnant with my son, I was promised a fairy tale that never came true (it was one of many empty pre-labor promises, as it turned out). "Your kiddo will be napping in the afternoon at least until the age of 5", said many optimistic - and lucky - parents to me, based … Continue reading From One Nap To None: 3 Survival Tips For First-Time Parents
Dear boy, First of all, I need to work harder on not calling you baby as much. Both you and I know you're not one anymore; every time you point at babies in your little children's books and say: "Mama, baby!", I know what you're thinking. From your own perspective, you're a little man now, … Continue reading A Personal Letter I Wrote For My 16 Month Old Baby Boy
From the moment you land on this kind of post, you can tell: there's no way someone will write about this kind of thing if they haven't lived through it. It's just not a topic you carelessly dab into, hoping to make someone feel better or increase your website's traction. It's just not possible. Therefore, … Continue reading How To Survive With Your Baby In The Hospital
Let's admit it - feeding your child with five spoonfuls of food he or she propels out instead of swallowing (after carefully stashing it deep down the throat first, it seems!) is infuriating. I've been insanely proud of my little one who doesn't seem to follow this pattern of behavior. However, he tends to have … Continue reading How To (Calmly) Deal With Food Spitting Toddlers