Category Archives: General Parenting Ideas and Tips

Toddlers, The Internet, The Television And The Park ~ Chris

While we restricted television for out toddler to just a few minutes each day before bed and during diaper changes, we did offer him more control over the Internet.  That is, we’d allow him to watch selected videos when he … Continue reading

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When Baby Turns Toddler ~ Chris

There’ll be a time when you’ll suddenly realize that your baby has turned toddler.  By then, you’ll have hopefully set up a proper framework to accept him into a much changed world, both for him, and for you.  Because your … Continue reading

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The Big Juice Dilemma – What Should A Parent Do? ~ Chris

In case you haven’t heard, there’s been a recent, albeit, subtle war on fruit juice.  With the population ever increasingly becoming overweight, even children, the government and health officials have raised the alarm on sugary drinks.  The case has been … Continue reading

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Getting Advice From Old People On Parenting – They All Forget! ~ Chris

I remember some of the advice my mom and other older folks gave to us when our son was just born.  They’d say things like “You slept through the night right away”, “You had no problems with teething”, and “You … Continue reading

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Whine Reduction – Your Turn, My turn, Dadda’s Turn. ~ Chris

Does your toddler whine incessantly?  Try this technique. Play the whine game with me next time your toddler just won’t give it up.  When your toddler whines you’ll want to play it cool.  Rather than getting frustrated sarcastically compliment your … Continue reading

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