With less structure during lazy summer days, eating habits can become chaotic and lead to nutrition problems. Here are some ways to keep your family’s nutrition on track this summer.
If you’re preparing to have a baby, congratulations! It’s an exciting time of life. However, it can certainly be a stressful one, as well. It can be a lot of hard work to introduce a newborn into the world and nurture a child through their early years.
In truth, traveling with a toddler is quite a bit different than traveling with an infant or older child. The toddler has begun to understand that he or she has choices and is pretty excited about exerting this newfound power.
I found your column about the three sisters and your comments about honesty very interesting. To think about honesty being, in your words, nuanced makes me both uncomfortable and intrigued. I have always tended to be very black or white about honesty: you’re either telling the truth, or you’re not.
Parents know that in the midst of the mayhem, staying calm and not yelling is key. But unless you’re made of stone, it’s extremely hard to maintain even keel when you are dealing with kids day in and day out.
This reaction varies from person to person, making some bee stings more severe than others. For most, an insect sting will cause a local reaction that involves swelling, redness and a little pain — something you can quickly treat at home with the items you have in your medicine cabinet.
The summer is a great time to plan some fun family activities. But of course, as always when kids are involved, planning an event for a whole family is a completely different thing from those spontaneous summer break adventures you might have taken in high school and college.
My kid is potty trained but now just pees on herself because she just doesn’t wanna stop playing. Now what? Ahhhh, kids are funny. You would think that they would care about being wet, and some do BUT there are some that couldn’t care less. They’re busy, they’re painting, they’re working through a power play thing with you. There are many reasons why kids do this, but that’s not what ya came for. You came for a solution.