Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom.

Mom, Dad, and Baby

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Childcare and Daycare



Love Languages


Organizing Life  (also Efficient Mommy  and How I Do It Series Index

Pep Talks for Hard Times



Self Care

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Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom. 

Potty Training and Your Routine

As many parents begin the potty training process, they come to realize that certain things in the daily routine are difficult while potty training. I think the biggest concern is… View Post

Book Recommendation: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

I know many of you have long-awaited my review on Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Dr. Marc Weissbluth. A friend borrowed it, then I was also wanting to get Baby Whisperer posts… View Post


Exactly how you do chores in your family is up to you and your family. There is no one right or wrong way to go about it–it is not a… View Post

Book Review: Parenting the Strong Willed Child

When I first started reading Parenting the Strong Willed Child by Forehand and Long, I thought it seemed like a good book. By the time I was done, I thought… View Post

Reader Twins Questions

Tracy said… Hi Valerie! I have twin daughters that are 5 weeks old. We are really struggling with the evening nap and getting back to sleep after the middle of… View Post

Moral Training: Age 3

Prior to age three, most children are not able to act with moral reasons. We teach our children the right behavior and do not allow them to do things we… View Post

The Conscience

image source Most of us want our children to grow to be wonderful people. We want them to be as smart as they can be. We want them to have… View Post