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
I feel kind of bad about it, but I only realized it's my 100th post the moment I thought: What am I going to write about today? I suppose that's a good thing, though, because time seems to be flying by! First of all, I wanted to thank all of you for reading my posts, … Continue reading Mom’s Den Is Celebrating 100th Blog Post Today!
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
"Leave that alone! Or I swear I'll..." This kind of sentence, in combination with an angry parent's face, is supposed to be the norm when it comes to raising children - according to many who have gotten through it far more times than I did. However, if experience is the only thing that truly matters … Continue reading Yelling At Tiny Children Is Futile Business, And Here’s Why