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Reading Culture At Home

10 Secrets To Create A Reading Culture At Home

I held my arms tightly around him, forcing his little body to stay seated against his will. I opened up the Cats and Dogs Fingertrail Playbook from Usborne, convinced it was oh-so-vital for his development…but he was not having it. Squirm. Wiggle. Yell.  Just sit still, darn it! Hope was starting to fade. Maybe this …

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Avoid power struggels with your child by making them the superhero of their own choices.

How to Avoid Power Struggles and Reduce Stress

Power struggles? Another breakdown? Suddenly, flinging myself down smack dab in the middle of the hallway screaming seemed like a dynamic idea. With complete clarity, I understood why children choose this path of emotional release. How many times do you engage in power struggles over what your children will wear? Even the best of children …

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8 Healthy Habits for Toddlers (and Why You Should Teach Them)

Inside: Want to know how to have a more independent, polite, and responsible toddler? Here’s the scoop on the top healthy habits for toddlers that will help you get there, plus a cheat sheet that you can download! One day I while I was dropping my daughter off at daycare, as we were walking to …

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Tips for Bedtime with Multiple Children: how to stick to a routine! #bedtimetricks #bedtimetips #bedtimeroutine #bedtimeroutinewithmultiplechildren #multiplekidsbedtime #bedtimeforlargefamilies #bedtimeroutinefortoddlerandbaby #toddlersbedtimeroutine #babybedtimeroutine

How I Do One Bedtime Routine with Multiple Children

How do I do bedtime for multiple children? When our third was born 7 months ago, this very question haunted me. Creating a bedtime routine for two under two seemed doable, but 3 under 3? It sounded like a nightmare. While I am usually a happy SAHM, this prospect was terrifying! Here’s the typical scenario …

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