Last winter, we had bitterly cold weather while I was cooped up with a 3-year-old. I was eight months pregnant and there was a week of daycare vacation, which meant I was solo with my son while my…husband had to be at work. When “Disney on Ice” came to town, we were so there. I’m not crazy about many aspects of the Disney empire, but it was an activity where we could be out of the house and I wouldn’t have to be actively chasing after my kiddo. I could even be seated… >> Read More
I love television. I always have. I love to talk about TV with friends, I love to rewatch shows I haven't seen in years, and now with services like Hulu and Netflix, I love catching up on shows I…missed the first time around. I don’t usually have much time for TV, but while recovering from a C-section this past February, I watched almost the whole 10-year run of “How I Met Your Mother” while caring for my newborn. Hundreds of episodes, probably. I can't believe I just told you all that. Because I love… >> Read More
If you are organized and thoughtful enough, you can easily potty train your child, with no trouble at all. Just do what I did!
Pre-planning: As with any successful strategy, the…earlier you start the better! 1. To successfully potty train a child, you must begin five years prior to having a child. Muse aloud to your partner that unlike your friends' kids, your kids will be potty trained long before they turn 3, which is way too old for diapers. Maybe, you think, your kids will do… >> Read More