All Blog Posts Tagged 'toddlers' (173)

My Son and His Big Boy Bed

So about 2 weeks ago, my son and his short little legs, finally made it up and over his crib railing. I was dreading the day this would happen because lets see my son is ornery just like me and he doesn't give up until he accomplishes something. Which sometimes includes many hours of frustrating screaming when he can't get his socks on. Well he is pro at putting most of his clothes on now and of course pro at getting out of his crib...(Read More)

Added by Heather Jones on February 10, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Potty Training - A Success Story

Potty training.  As you can see, it's serious business.  And this week, I think, I…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on February 9, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

First Hair Cut!

The hubs and I have discussed argued over getting J's hair cut for awhile now. See my son was pretty much bald until about 9 months. Then he started getting this fine blond hair, but it was so fine it was more like fuzz and only curled when it was wet. He would wake up most mornings looking like… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on February 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Social Media and Moms - An Introduction

Social media has revolutionized what it means to be a mother.  Sure, the basics of mothering remain the same throughout the ages, but with all the information of the internet at our fingertips, new theories catch steam quickly, unsafe practices are brought to light in front of large audiences, and people can pick and choose which parenting methods work best for them in real time, as these methods are being used and tested by others.



One of the largest drawbacks to staying at home…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on February 7, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

Moment of the Week - 25

Remember that elephant show with Bram and Sharon?  Neither do my babies, but they love the song!

 

http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/02/moment-of-week-25.html

Added by Darlena Cunha on February 6, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Toddler Tricks - 25 - Potty Training Edition

Ways to Trick your Baby:



Problem:  Congratulations!  Your child is pooping in the potty!  What could possibly be the problem there?  Well, I don't know about you, but after years of wiping the stuff, cleaning the stuff, and otherwise handling it, I find nothing more gross than carrying it from the chamber pot to the actual toilet to flush.  And, sometimes, it sticks.  It sticks.  It's something that just turns my stomach, and I don't know why, but I hate it.



Solution:  This…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on February 5, 2011 at 11:43am — No Comments

Back From the City & 'Mum's Tips Friday' Announcement

 Me on the London Eye. I forgot how high that thing goes!…
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Added by Sarah Winborn on February 2, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments

11 lessons for those contemplating Parenthood!

*This is not written by me, a friend of mine posted this on facebook. Thought it would elicit a few laughs*



Lesson 1



1. Go to the grocery store.

2. Arrange to have your salary paid directly to their head office.

3. Go home.

4. Pick up the paper.

5. Read it for the last time...

(Read…

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Added by Heather Jones on January 10, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Moment of the Week - 21

My guitar-playing, dancing twins at your service!  Cute videos!

http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/01/moment-of-week-21.html

Added by Darlena Cunha on January 9, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Toddler Tricks - 21

Ways to Trick your Baby:



Problem:  Your kid, to put it mildly, wakes up on the wrong side of the bed.  It seems no matter what you do, you are going to be graced with a crying jag leftover from sleep.  Nothing appeases, nothing stops it.  She's just cranky when she wakes up.



Solution:  Try to get there right before she wakes up.  This has worked for me about 50 percent of the time.  It's hard to pull off because sometimes the babies will sleep for an hour, other times…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on January 8, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments

As Twins Grow Up

My girls are identical twins.  I have kept them on the same schedule since birth.  They sleep at the same time, eat at the same time, watch TV at the same time, play at the same time.  Everything is the same.  They even play on the same playground toys at the same time.  It's just easier for me that way.  Plus, they don't seem to mind.  Little did I know I was instigating a mindset that is unknown to most children and that my twins will have to overcome as they grow up.…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on January 6, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

I Will Die on Every Hill

The moment you start fighting with a toddler, you have already lost.  Everyone loses, but the parent especially.  The main problem is that a toddler will treat every minor infraction with the same amount of vigor.  It doesn't matter if they have just broken their leg or if you gave them cheerios in the wrong bowl.  When your toddler has the fighting spirit, nothing can stop them.  So the question is, how hard should we try? …

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Added by Darlena Cunha on January 5, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Hanging Carrot

Packing up, leaving the house in a cluttered disarray of wrapping paper and toy pieces, and hurrying off to the airport at 8 a.m. just before the holidays, I felt nothing but dread as I looked ahead to our day of travel.



First a two-hour car ride to Orlando where we would drop the car off and wait for a shuttle to the airport.  Once there, we would have to check the bags in, go through security, and wait around to board the plane while trying to keep two toddlers amused and calm.  The… Continue

Added by Darlena Cunha on January 3, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Toddler Tricks - 20

Ways to Trick Your Baby:



Problem:  You have something important to do in a timely fashion.  You'll quickly find that nothing turns normally self-entertained, quiet babies or toddlers into snivelling, whiny, needy messes than the knowledge that their mommy or daddy might actually have something to do that doesn't involve them.



Solution:  Tread softly.  Let nothing in your attitude or demeanor betray that you might have something important to do.  Try not to let your…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on January 1, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

My Son The Stuffed Animal Hoarder!

My son has slowly collected stuffed animals he feels he needs in his

crib over the months. He never had attachment issues until we started

watching a little girl with a cute little froggy doll and a blanket with

tags all over it. He was so intrigued with her doll and blankie that I

had to find… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on December 31, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A New Year

New Year's Eve has always been a disappointment in my life.  I'm not sure if that's because it's coming after the enormity that is Christmas, or if the expectations of the night are just too high. Maybe it's because of the immense pressure to finally make something of yourself this year, as if the changing of the calendar has any bearing on your personal goal system.  The falsity of the core concept of the New Year is about all that rings true.



Or maybe I'm just a little bitter. …

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Added by Darlena Cunha on December 31, 2010 at 10:48am — No Comments

Holiday Intensity

Christmas is for the memories.  Christmas is for the anticipation.  Christmas, at least when you're the parent of two year olds, is not for the day, itself.



On Christmas Eve, I excitedly brought down my horribly wrapped presents and placed them carefully under the tree in the most eye-pleasing manner I could manage.  I stepped back to view my work, envisioning the happy day that was surely awaiting us.…



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Added by Darlena Cunha on December 29, 2010 at 11:49am — No Comments

The Santa Concept

Christmas has been so hectic.  Dragging babies across the country, presents, presents, different foods, different people, presents, a massive snow storm, and, well, presents.





It's amazing how quickly the girls took to the idea of Santa.  We hadn't prepared them for it throughout the season.  We mentioned Christmas.  We told them about presents.  But we…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on December 28, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

Think About What You Say

After two intense weeks of tantrums, screaming, flopping, crying and whining, my kids have finally had a language breakthrough.  For the past four days or so, they have not only been pointing at objects and telling me what they are, but they have been connecting abstract ideas together, using adjectives and nouns to specify their meaning, and using verbs and nouns to create basic sentences and to tell me what they are doing.



They’ve got the command down pat.



“Look,…

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Added by Darlena Cunha on December 22, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

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