Toddler Care

Five common mistakes putting their baby or toddler to bed

We just came back from a trip late at night.  Everyone is super tired, super excited.  My toddler woke up twice this night.  My five year old showed up in our bedroom at 3am.  My older one overslept and barely made it to the bathroom.  That’s unusual for us, but sleep is all I can [...]

Perfect night time routine for a busy toddler

There are many mistakes to make while putting a baby or tot to sleep. Important question is – how to fix it? First and foremost: I DO NOT believe in crying it out methods.  Not a little bit.  Not “I’ll sit by the door”.  Not “just for five minutes.”  It is unnatural to the baby, [...]

Bedtime Power Struggle? 5 Unusual Tips to Make Bedtime Routine Better!

You already know the basics: the routine, the schedule, the story.  Yet, getting your adorable little one to bed can still a power struggle.  Or may be you are still crosseyed after all nighttime awakenings.  There are a few uncommon ideas that can help you make the “sweet dreams” process closer to your dreams instead [...]

Dog Babysitters Photo

Some of these animal babysitters were just too irresistible and funny to pass up…  Enjoy!   Sunblocks that work. Lotions, shampoos, soaps that are safe Save the baby teeth! Finicky eater gets a secret serving of veggies Little ones and cold medicine

Save the baby teeth!

Even though those teeth in your little one’s adorable smile are just temporary, we still have to take great care of them. How do you brush your kids teeth? Parents of toddlers probably want to ask: “how do you keep the baby from squirming away?” Parents of school-age kids probably would rephrase it: “How do [...]

Sunblocks that work. Lotions, shampoos, soaps that are safe

You watch what your child eats. You religiously smoother your little one with sunblock from head to toes. You remind them again and again to wash their hands. You help them wash off their tearless shampoo. You both have fun building soapy mountains of bath foamy babbles. You put some nice smelling lotion before bedtime. [...]