Now that school is out, the snacking can be out of control! I had this idea last year, and wanted to share how we control that boredom snacking around here. First, I printed some fake money that I found online here. I told the kids that at the beginning of the week they get 5 $1′s and 5 $5′s. Streamlining summer snacking » Kristen Duke Photography
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Today I Was a Mom | Daring Young Mom I was a mom pretty much all day today. Here is my report: I cruelly forced someone to wear pants outside in 40-degree weather. I cut peanut-butter sandwiches in the shape of dinosaurs and delivered them to an alfresco restaurant-for-2 at the end of our driveway.
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SARAH: Daddy, were you in the shower? DAD: Yes, I was in the shower. SARAH: Why? A DIALOGUE WITH SARAH, AGED 3: IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOUR DAD IS A CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR, ASKING “WHY” CAN BE DANGEROUS
Message With A Bottle My mom brought these records over today. She found the case in the attic along side her old records. She thought I might want them for my kids. Flipping through these records gave me the chills. I haven’t seen, heard or thought about them in over thirty years.
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At an Orlando hospital emergency room, I watch my three-year old daughter sleep, hard. A thin tube snakes up from her hand to a bag of fluids above her head. She lies on her side, curled into a ball, looking even smaller than she is. There are some moments, as a parent, that you never forget. Tripped Up | Real Zest
A California pediatrician says he may have found the "off switch" for crying infants. "This may be the solution to a 3,000-year-old medical mystery of what causes colic," said Harvey Karp, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles Medical School, and author of The Happiest Baby on the Block. "There is a lot of advice on baby feeding, but almost nothing on how to help crying babies," Karp says. The term "infant" means without a voice in Latin, he says. Cure For Colic In 5 Easy Steps
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DC Comics On the cartoon Batman: The Brave and the Bold (and in DC Comics), Bwana Beast is one of the Dark Knight's crime-fighting colleagues. He's a D-list superhero whose powers enable him to combine two animals into one: a mosquito gets crossed with a buffalo into a flying, stinging, ramming monster—that kind of thing. He wears a pointy mask and an animal-skin loincloth. My son, five years old, watches this iteration of Batman religiously—we save stacks of them on the TiVo. What 'Batman' Taught Me About Being a Good Dad - Adam Rogers - Culture
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Ponijao and older sibling playing with rocks Recently, I was watching the amazing and wonderful documentary, “Babies,” and I was struck by how different our culture’s approach to older siblings’ interactions with babies is compared to some other cultures around the globe. In particular, I was fascinated to watch the way baby Ponijao, born into a Namibian tribal family, is cared for, loved on and played with by his older siblings and cousins, even as a very young infant. Through these interactions, lots of good things happen: Ponijao’s mama gets much needed breaks, the older kids become full participants in family life, and Ponijao has built in playmates, right from the beginning. I love it. Babies need their big brothers, sisters and cousins | Babys First Year Blog
"Look at that dumb fuck, Daddy," said my 3-year-old from his car seat. "Where?" I asked. There were quite a few around us, he could have been talking about any of them. Po-tate-o, Po-tat-o | DadCentric
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In January 2012, Harper Collins published Adele's book called "When My Baby Dreams," filled of the pictures from Mila's Daydreams! You can purchase the book on Amazon. Ariel discovered Adele's website Mila's Daydreams last week, and immediately knew that we had to have an interview with Adele! Offbeat Mama | An interview with Adele, the mother behind "Mila's Daydreams"
If you have kids, chances are they probably ruined some of your stuff by now. If you don’t have kids, this collection of pictures and stories from around the net will help you remember to wear a rubber. Permanent marker, Clearasil zit cream, and nail polish. Weâ€™re so proud. Clover the dog meets a permanent marker. Things Ruined By Kids
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Dear Son: - Myorities In exactly one month, on August 26, 2010, Mommy and I will drive you to your new school for your first day of Kindergarten. On that day, you’ll see Mommy and I shed tears that you don’t quite understand. If past patterns hold true, you’ll cling to us fiercely – refusing to let go until the last possible moment. Then we’ll share one last hug, we’ll shower you with desperate kisses, and you’ll walk alone – heart pounding -- into an unfamiliar world, full of strange faces and new ideas.
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