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Tantrums: No Easier to Deal With the Second Time Around

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Tantrums. We’re so there. Oh, how I wish we could skip this stage of parenting! Can anyone make that happen? Tantrums are nothing new to us, of course. Being that this is our second child, we know all too well what it’s like to deal with a toddler and tantrums. Even so, it’s hard to […]

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Mess-Free Art Time When Traveling – Win a Crayola Color Wonder Travel Pack!

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More and more my 4 year old is taking an interest in art and enjoys coloring, drawing, and painting more than she used to when she was younger. Something she often asks to do, but that I hesitate to let her, is finger painting. It is about the messiest activity you can give a preschooler […]

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Time Outs Don’t Work Anymore? Try This Alternative.

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This post was first published on November 12, 2009. There are many forms of discipline and punishment that parents use with their children. In our house, we’ve used the time out method, the just talking method, the redirecting method, and we’ve even yelled at times out of losing our patience. Hey, it happens, right? But, […]

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Can Preschoolers Help Clean?

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Today I found myself home with my baby girl but also needing to clean. She didn’t go to preschool today, but I knew that I couldn’t let her being home get in the way of cleaning. This is a busy and short week for me due to the upcoming trip to Blissdom, so it is […]

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Learning Spanish with Bilingual Toys – Contest & Review

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Most of you already know that we are a bi-cultural family and I myself am bilingual. As such, my husband and I decided that we would make an effort to raise our children bilingually so they could learn both English and Spanish. So far, our daughter is doing a great job of acquiring both languages […]

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