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12 Tips for Stress Free Haircuts

Day2DayParenting Child Routines, Hair Cutting & Washing, Hygiene

Getting your child a haircut can be a memorable experience, but it can also be a very stressful experience if you’re not properly prepared. To help make your child’s hair cutting experience as stress-free as possible, we’ve come up with these 12 tips for stress free haircuts. Find a salon that specializes in kid’s cuts, rather than going to your …

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Signs of Potty Training Readiness & 10 Tips to Make It Easier

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Child Routines, Hygiene, Potty Time

6 Signs of Potty Training Readiness Your child can stay dry for a period of at least 2 hours during the day and/or you child wakes up dry from his nap. Your child is beginning to show interest in the potty or imitate the behavior of older siblings or adults when in the bathroom. Your child is showing discomfort or …

Day2DayParentingSigns of Potty Training Readiness & 10 Tips to Make It Easier
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Teaching Children Hand Washing Basics

Tamara Guo Child Routines, Hand Washing, Hygiene

Let’s face it, little kids’ hands get dirty-often! So teaching them when and how to wash their hands is an important part of their daily hygiene routine that should begin in toddlerhood. If you give your little ones the basics and make hand washing a part of their daily routine at home, it will become ingrained in them before they …

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Oral Hygiene: Tooth Brushing for Kids

Tamara Guo Child Routines, Hygiene, Tooth Brushing

Good oral hygiene is important for your baby from the start. Before your infant even gets his fist teeth, you can use a piece of gauze wrapped around your index finger to gently clean your baby’s gums after feedings. This will ready your baby for when the first teeth emerge, usually around 6 months of age (but this varies greatly …

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Are You Challenged By Diaper Changing Routines?

Tamara Guo Child Routines, Diaper Changing, Hygiene

As a parent you probably never thought of diaper changing as being fun or educational, right? But, did you know that you and your baby can work on a lot of developmental skills during one single diaper change and actually make it a positive learning experience? Infants are typically less of a challenge when it comes to changing diapers, but …

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10 Winter Safety Tips for Kids: Keep Children Warm & Safe

Tamara Guo Child Routines, Dressing

With the New Year comes cold winter weather in many parts of the country, so what can you do during these long, dark months of cold, snow, sleet and rain to help keep your children safe and warm? Be aware that little ones lose their body heat more rapidly than adults and they are also less able to understand and …

Tamara Guo10 Winter Safety Tips for Kids: Keep Children Warm & Safe

Helping Your Child with Bath Time, Nail Trimming, and More

Day2DayParenting Bath Time, Child Routines, Hygiene

Do you dread giving your child a bath, trimming her nails, wiping her face or nose, or taking your child to get a haircut? Don’t worry, you are not alone. There are many parents out there who can sympathize with your frustrations. This article will give you some suggestions to try at home with your child to help make these …

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