Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom.

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Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom. 

Potty Training: Days 2 and 3

source For anyone just reading this, I am doing a casual approach to potty training with my 2.5 year old boy. I would LOVE to do progressive–in and out in… View Post

Potty Training: First Day

source All said, it was a good day. Not perfect, but good. First, let me assure all of you with young babies that this blog isn’t going to turn into… View Post

How To Prepare to Start Potty Training

How To Prepare to Start Potty Training. Know readiness cues, equipment to buy, potty training tips, and different methods to try. This post is different from my other posts in… View Post

Tips and Tricks: Dealing with a Cold

It is cold season. If your baby is the only child, it is pretty easy to avoid sickness (though it still happens). If you have other children, however, it seems… View Post

It’s Dynamic

source I wanted to take a little moment to remind everyone that caring for your baby is a dynamic situation. By that I mean that you always need to be… View Post

Non BW Tips and Tricks: Teamwork

  It is a good idea to get dad (or someone other than mom) involved in taking care of the baby. I find this to be especially true when it… View Post

Progress is in a Spiral

I started reading On Becoming Pottywise today (getting ready for my next big adventure in life), and found something so helpful. Progress is like a spiral. “…acquisition of new skills… View Post