Do I want an Elf in My House?

Elves are appearing in homes all over America. Your child wakes up, rubs their tired eyes and is greeted by a mischievous elf who toilet papered their bedroom! Hilarious, right? Last holiday season I toiled with the idea of Scout the Elf for my then 2-year-old, but decided he wasn’t old enough. This year, he’s all […]

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Preschoolers, Sleep and Bright Lights

Until recently, the effect bright light has upon the sleep of preschoolers had not been specifically studied. A recent study by the University of Colorado Boulder has shown that preschoolers are even more sensitive to bright light than older kids and adults and their sleep patterns are easily disrupted by exposure to bright light at […]

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Underwear Training Your Toddler

Transitioning into underwear is a big deal for every toddler. However, while the end result is rewarding, the road to underwear training your child can be challenging for parents and kids alike. Here are a few tips to follow as you begin the journey. Patience is key Potty training is a developmental milestone and should never be rushed with […]

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Diary of a Potty Training Mom

Spring break! The perfect time to potty-train my two-and-a-half-year-old son. Since he was out of school, why shouldn’t I focus on potty training for a week and a half straight? I tried once before, but I wasn’t prepared. I wasn’t prepared for my kid insisting he needed to pee every 10 minutes, running to the […]

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Choosing a Preschool

If you have a child that will be ready for preschool in the fall, it is a good idea to get an early start on securing your child a spot in the preschool that is the best fit for him and for your family. Here are some tips to help guide you in your search […]

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