I know the toddler and preschool years can be tough as a parent. Believe me, I’m still in the middle of it myself with my four-year-old baby boy! It’s hard being a preschooler – you’re officially a “big boy,” yet at every turn, you’re told what to do or what you CAN’T do. I do understand it, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier on us as parents.

How I Get My Preschooler to Listen

While I still have trying moments with my baby boy, I have found one sure way to get him to do what I ask, without any fuss! In fact, it’s a fun game for him, which is why he is happy to oblige. It works just about very time and it has definitely eased my frustration. See what’s been working for us and let me know if you think it’ll work with your preschooler!

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One of the best ways to ensure that we don’t eat out or order in a lot throughout the week is to menu plan ahead of time. It’s easy to find yourself wondering what’s for dinner when it’s already too late. This usually has you rushing to piece together a meal for your family or ordering take-out. While either is perfectly fine, I know that you probably don’t want to stress about dinner at the last minute. Plus, your budget will thank you for not eating out as much!

Sample weekly meal plan for your family

Sometimes you may feel like you’re eating the same food and need new ideas for meals to make your family. To help us all get new ideas, I’m sharing a sample 7-day menu of my family’s. You’ll notice there is a planned day of ordering take-out and a couple of built-in days to eat leftovers. This is definitely a flexible meal plan, which works great for our family.

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Introducing Walmart’s Sustainability Leaders Shop, Helping You Easily Find Affordable, Sustainable Products

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For those of you who are conscious about purchasing sustainable products and from companies that promote sustainability, you’ll be glad to know that there’s now an easy way to identify them on Walmart.com! The new Walmart Sustainability Leaders Shop contains products made by companies that have scored highly on Walmart’s Sustainability Index. They are each […]

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Walt Disney World Opens a Polynesian Paradise

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The Walt Disney World Resort offers guests a multitude of options when it comes to places to stay. Those who have made Disney a staple of their family vacations have the opportunity to join Disney Vacation Club, a vacation ownership program. Now Disney Vacation Club members can enjoy Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, a recent […]

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Spark Some Change in Your Local Community with Walmart’s Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Initiative

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My nine-year-old girl is very aware of the fact that not everyone is as lucky as we are to have food on our table each day. She knows there are families and children (even right at her school) that often wonder when their next meal will be. Because of that, she’s conscious about helping as […]

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