toddlers

 In my house, co-sleeping is a hard no.

Why You'll Never Find Me Co-Sleeping With My Child

When I check on our daughter before heading to bed myself, I have to do a quick scan around her full-size bed just to locate her. She is almost never Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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Would I relive the entirety of her year as a three-year-old just to revisit all that divine curiosity, joy, and chaos that I know I’ll always miss? Hell no. That’s a hard no.

Why Is Nobody Talking About The Horrifyingly Terrible Threes?

Whoever is responsible for coining the term “terrible twos” and leaving the entirety of the threes out of the equation is sitting at the very top of Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   06.26.17   |   SHARE
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As toddlers, they want their own way 100% of the time — that’s their primary objective in life.

Parenting Mistakes: Giving Kids Too Many Choices

For years my partner told me that I gave my kids too many choices. Read...
Kim Chartres of SHESAID    |   05.17.17   |   SHARE
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Even though I’m ready to let go the baby weight, the baby weight isn’t ready to let go of me.

I'm Finally Ready To Lose The Baby Weight

To be honest, it’s exhausting, and I am ready to shed this pesky baby weight once and for all. I mean that literally. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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Some tips on what to do when dealing with a child phase that is not your fave.

Warning To New Parents: You May Not Like Every Phase

So, it's likely you won't love every stage your child goes through… and that’s actually okay. My son just entered the Read...
Sara Mann    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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Toddlers will challenge the high ideals of even the most committed of parents.

Parenting Ideals, Meet Toddler

Parenting my daughter through toddlerhood is sometimes amazingly rewarding. Her personality is emerging and I see the conversation and friendship Read...
Kelly Burch    |   03.16.17   |   SHARE
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Oh the joy of a few quiet hours. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Brooke Cagle)

The Sweet Bliss Of The Toddler Drop-Off

I am alone. There is no toddler pulling at my arm, spitting unwanted food to the ground, or whining, or howling, or any of the other myriad Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE
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Life with little ones is never the same again.

8 Places Parents With Small Children Can No Longer Go

Everybody who’s a parent can attest to the fact that the lives they once knew are far behind them. The days of blissful, carefree living are long Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.3.17   |   SHARE
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