Archive | toddlers

How to Find Baby Gear That You’ll Use for Years 

As a first-time parent with a obsession with product ratings that I realize should be questioned, I spent an absurd amount of my pregnancy researching baby gear. I needed the most reliably secure swaddles, the perfect newborn bathtub and a musical mobile that was guaranteed to change my life.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What to Do When Your Kid Is Sensitive to Seams and Tags in Clothing 

Little kids are notoriously difficult to dress. Any parent who’s experienced a closet standoff with a naked child six minutes before they’re supposed to be at the bus stop can confirm. It could be that the kid is extremely picky or acting out of defiance, but what if it’s more than that? What if the […]

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How to Find a Dupe of Your Kid’s Missing Stuffed Animal 

“Please help me find a replacement for a lost ‘best friend,’” a person who goes by piper2010cameron wrote in an online post. “I have searched everywhere.” The description of the missing companion: A tiny stuffed tiger with orange and black stripes, a small triangular nose and a fuzzy white belly. And then there came…Read more… […]

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Trim Your Toddler’s Bangs With Nose-Hair Scissors

You know you’ve earned a Parent Badge of Courage when you’ve experienced the sweaty, heart-stopping ordeal that is trimming the bangs of a squirmy toddler. Now that my daughter is four, she sits relatively still through the process, thanks to Beat Bugs playing on an iPad perched in the bathroom, but she sometimes…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Keep the Automatic Flushing Toilet From Scaring the Crap Out of Your Kid

One of the darker moments of my parenting career saw me holding a terrified three-year-old on a toilet that repeatedly automatically flushed at a volume that is only appropriate for the whooshing sound of the gates of hell. It was a men’s room at a computer store in Manhattan, I was kneeling in a puddle […]

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How to Survive Toddlers From The Authors of The Toddler Survival Guide  

Toddlers have been compared to drunk adults, tornados, time bombs, politicians, puppies and gremlins. Now in a new book, The Toddler Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Whiny Unfed, authors Mike and Heather Spohr make the compelling case that these tiny, stumbling creatures are a lot like zombies. “They both…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Swimming Lessons Can’t Drown-Proof Your Toddler

You do not want your toddler to drown. I don’t want your toddler to drown, either. Swimming lessons are great, and can help them be more comfortable in water, but please don’t rely on them to give you peace of mind at the pool.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Swimming Lessons Can’t Drown-Proof Your Toddler

You do not want your toddler to drown. I don’t want your toddler to drown, either. Swimming lessons are great, and can help them be more comfortable in water, but please don’t rely on them to give you peace of mind at the pool.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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