Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom.

Mom, Dad, and Baby

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Love Languages


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

Pep Talks for Hard Times



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Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom. 

Tips and Tricks: Take Notes

Whenever I read a book in the Babywise series, I take notes as I go. The reason for this I am sure is because the practice is ingrained in me… View Post

Tips and Tricks: Vaccinations

source No mom likes to see her baby poked with a needle. I, personally, have a real phobia of needles, and have had to really work my fear down so… View Post

Potty Training On Hold

source After much thought and pondering, we have decided to stop potty training for now. Things seemed to be going so well! But after some thought, I realized I wasn’t… View Post

Potty Training: Days 6-9

image source Day 6 Day 6 was about the same as Day 5–no accidents and went on the potty, but did wake up from his nap wet. Daddy was in… View Post

Potty Training: Days 4 and 5

source We have seen steady and consistent improvement! I have to continually remind myself that it is a process, we are taking the long road, and that he is learning… View Post

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