Pretoddler

Help for parents of pretoddlers. This is is for the age of 12-18 months. Find posts to help you navigate these months. Learn about dropping to one nap, dealing with mini-tantrums, and changing up the daily schedule.

What To Do When Your Pre-Toddler is Taking a Short Morning Nap

Get the answers you need when when your 12-18 month old is taking a short morning nap. Should you drop the nap? Should you shorten the nap? Read on. When… View Post

Surviving Eczema

  Eczema is truly heartbreaking. Your poor child has these sores that at the very least cause mild discomfort, but in many cases, pain. It can be hard to know… View Post

Helping Your Child Speak Words

  This post contains affiliate links.  NurtureShock by Bronson and Merryman has a chapter discussing how to jump-start language skills. We often console ourselves and each other with “Don’t worry, he… View Post

Distraction as a Discipline Tool

A very handy tool for discipline with older babies, toddlers, and even at times preschoolers is distraction.   What is Distraction Distraction is taking your child’s attention and placing it… View Post

How to Align Baby’s Meal Times with Family’s Meal Times

  As I have been doing “Hash it out Monday” on Facebook (come join us–we talk out our problems), I have gotten at least one question about aligning meals with… View Post

Surviving Teething

Some babies and toddlers get those new teeth in and don’t even seem to notice it happening. Others seem to teeth for months before the tooth finally breaks through, and… View Post

Best Things: 15-18 Months Old

I have shared before that the newborn stage is not my favorite. I know some of you think that is crazy. It isn’t that I didn’t love my newborns, it… View Post