BabywiseMom

  • “Boys Will Be Boys”
  • “Four” S’s: In Action
  • “I Do It Myself!”
  • “I’m Flexible”
  • “Sack” Lunch Ideas
  • “Upcited”
  • “You’re Lucky”
  • “Stranger Danger”: Balancing Awareness without Living in Fear {BFBN Week}
  • {Happy Healthy Mama} Blog Spotlight
  • #BabywiseSuccess
  • #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas Initiative
  • 10 Great Winter Picture Books
  • 10 Mealtime Policies for Children
  • 10 Reasons Your 5-8 Month Old Has Stopped Sleeping Well
  • 12 Ideas For a Simple, Fun Summer
  • 12 Last-Minute Gift Ideas {Friday Finds}
  • 12 Products I Love for Summer
  • 12 Weeks to Greater Peace, Joy & Love in Your Family {Giveaway!}
  • 12-18 Month Index
  • 14 Christmas Gift Ideas for Children
  • 14 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten
  • 15 Chapter Books for Girls
  • 15 Common Characteristics of Gifted Children
  • 15 Must-Own Picture Books
  • 18 Healthy After School Snack Ideas
  • 18-24 Month Index
  • 2 Year Old Index
  • 2 Year Old Sleep Problems
  • 20 Fantasy Books for Middle Readers
  • 20 Quintessential Books for 6-8 Year Olds
  • 2016 Year in Review
  • 2017 Goals Accountability
  • 2017 Year In Review
  • 2018 Year in Review
  • 22 Chapter Books for PreTeens {Ages 8-12}
  • 24 Gift Ideas for for Toddlers through Preteens
  • 25 Ways to Bond with Your Kids: That Don’t Involve Play! {BFBN Week}
  • 27 Books Worth Owning: From Board Books to Chapter Books
  • 4 Essential Oil Diffuser Perks {Friday Finds}
  • 4 Powerful Things To Know Before You Exclusively Pump
  • 4 Ways To Build Excitement About Going Back To School
  • 45 Questions to Get Your Child Talking
  • 5 “I Statements” To Teach Your Child
  • 5 Benefits of Helping in Class
  • 5 Must Have Items for Parents Keep in the Car
  • 5 Reasons To Do Summer Camps (and 3 Reasons Not To)
  • 5 Reasons to Establish Good Sleep Habits
  • 5 Reasons To Establish Good Sleep Habits
  • 5 Sleep Training Tips
  • 5 Stages of Solid Foods
  • 5 Things to Know With a Newborn
  • 5 Things You Must Consider When Designing Your Nursery
  • 5 Ways for Teaching the Reason for the Season
  • 5-8 Month Sleep Disruptions
  • 6 Essential Oils to Help Your Child Sleep Better
  • 6 Essential Oils to Take With You When You Travel
  • 6 Great Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer
  • 6 Simple Ways to Naturally Prevent and Treat a Cold
  • 6 Things I Love About Having a Strong-Willed Child
  • 6 Ways Babywise Has Set My Children Up For School Success
  • 7 Practical Ways to Save Money on Baby Items
  • 7 Success Stories from Babywise Moms
  • 7 Things Having Pets Taught Me About Parenting
  • 7 Tips for Attending Parades with Young Children
  • 72 Hour Kit Food
  • 72 Hour Kit Free Printables
  • 8 Factors That Influence Your Child’s Behavior
  • 8 Great Gifts for Dads
  • 8 Great Ways Moms Can Prep for Christmas
  • 8 Reasons Family Meals are Vitally Important
  • 8 Ways to Give Back at Christmas
  • 8 Ways to Respond to, “Everyone is Doing It!”
  • 9 Symbols to Help You To Remember the Meaning of Christmas
  • 9 Things to Know About Having Older Children
  • 9 Ways to Be Happy
  • 9/11 Remembered…
  • A Breastfeeding Journey with Babywise
  • A Common, Yet Unknown, Cause of Disobedience
  • A Day In The Life Of A Babywise Mom
  • A Few of My Favorite Things
  • A Place of Refuge
  • A Predictable Home Life
  • A Simple Way to Teach a Love for Reading
  • A Tale of Two Brothers
  • Aahhh Presidents
  • Accepting and Loving Your Postpartum Body {Guest Post}
  • Accepting Your Child As Is
  • Activity Overload
  • Adding “Culture” to Kids’ Lives (and I don’t mean yogurt)
  • Adding Baby To The Family: A Balanced Approach
  • Age Spacing of Children (part II)
  • All About the Babywise Friendly Blog Network {BFBN}
  • Allow Your Child to Surrender with Dignity
  • Altitude Sickness
  • An Easy Short Nap Fix
  • Appetite vs. Hunger
  • Apple Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe
  • April Blog Sponsors
  • April Parent/Child Date Accountability Report
  • Are Book Series Beneficial or Harmful to Reading Skills?
  • Are Picky Eaters Born or Made?
  • Attitude of Adventure {BFBN}
  • August Blog Sponsors
  • August Date Accountability
  • Avoiding Debt
  • Avoiding Overtiredness {BFBN Week}
  • Babes, Tots, and Kids eBook Giveaway!
  • Baby Joins a Family {AND} Family Adds a Baby
  • Baby Meal Planner {Free Printable}
  • Baby Monitors {Plus a Giveaway!}
  • Baby Sign Language Kit {Giveaway}
  • Baby Sleep Trainer Consultation {Giveaway!}
  • Baby Sleeping in Hotel Room {Guest Post}
  • Baby Standard Time
  • Baby Summary: Week 15
  • Baby Summary: Week 23
  • Baby Summary: Week 24
  • Baby Summary: Week 25
  • Baby Summary: Week 26
  • Baby Summary: Week 28
  • Baby Whisperer Personality Types: Angel Baby
  • Baby Whisperer Personality Types: Spirited Baby
  • Baby Whisperer Personality Types: Textbook Baby
  • Baby Whisperer Personality Types: Touchy Baby
  • Baby Whisperer Tips to Get Baby Sleeping Through the Night
  • Baby Whisperer: 4 Month Old Changes
  • Baby Whisperer: Feeding a Sleepy Newborn
  • Baby Whisperer: Introducing A Bottle Late
  • Baby Whisperer: Nursing vs. Bottlefeeding
  • Baby Whisperer: Skills of a Good Parent
  • BabyLit Board Books {Friday Finds}
  • Babywise and Adoption
  • Babywise and Cry It Out (Or Don’t) {BFBN}
  • Babywise and Twins: Consistency Wins
  • Babywise Benefits for Preschoolers (and Homeschoolers)
  • Babywise Bonding With Bottle & Breast
  • Babywise Brings Order
  • Babywise Enables Me to Stay Home
  • Babywise FAQs
  • BabyWise is for Wise Mums
  • Babywise is HELPING me reach my breastfeeding goals!
  • Babywise is so Much More than Sleep Training
  • Babywise is Work but It Works
  • Babywise is Worth the Work
  • Babywise Isn’t Imposing a Schedule, it’s Learning the Ideal Schedule {BFBN Week}
  • Babywise Makes Life Smoother
  • Babywise Makes Working Late Possible
  • Babywise Mom Parenting Hack Day
  • Babywise Mom Reader Favorites Day 2018
  • Babywise Mom Recommendations
  • Babywise Promotes The Family
  • Babywise Solved Night Sleep Issues
  • Babywise Success Can Come in Small Victories
  • Babywise Success Happens Over and Over Again
  • Babywise Success in Australia
  • Babywise Success Stories Week 2015
  • Babywise Success Stories Week 2017
  • Babywise Success Stories Week Grand Finale
  • Babywise Success Stories Week–Social Media Blast!
  • Babywise Success Story
  • Babywise Success Story
  • Babywise Success- 2 year old son and 5 month old twin daughters
  • Babywise Supports Us In Parenting
  • Babywise Tips for Newborn Twins {Guest Post}
  • Babywise totally saved my life.
  • Babywise with Two Adopted Children
  • Babywise Works Again and Again
  • Babywise Works For You (not the other way around) {BFBN}
  • Babywise-Friendly Blog Network
  • Babywise, Act 2, Scene 1: What is this?!
  • Back to School List {My Favorites}
  • Back To School Round-Up
  • Back to School Round-Up
  • Back to School Week
  • Balancing Baby’s Needs With Family’s Needs
  • Be a Good Sheep
  • Be Directive, Positive, and Concrete
  • Bebe PODPants {Giveaway!}
  • Bedtime {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Bedtime {Poll Results Post}
  • Behavior and the Heart
  • Being Thankful for Our Problems
  • Beliefs and Goals and How They Impact Parenting
  • Benefits in Travel
  • Benefits Of An established Routine For Older Children {Guest Post}
  • Benefits of Teaching Consequences
  • Best {Zucchini} Brownies Ever!
  • Best Board Books to Own
  • BFBN Week: Be A Little Selfish {Guest Spotlight}
  • BFBN Week: Having Babies Close Together {Benefits of Babywise}
  • BFBN Week: How Personalities Impact Sleep Training
  • BFBN Week: Keeping the Crazy to a Minimum {Guest Spotlight}
  • BFBN Week: When Family Doesn’t Support Babywise Scheduling {Guest Spotlight}
  • Big feelings: Talking through tantrums with your child {BFBN Discipline Week}
  • Big Toys for Baby (Baby Gear)
  • Birth Order and Two-child Families
  • Birth Order: The Youngest Child
  • Birthday Friend Party Tips
  • Birthday Parties {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Birthday Parties {Poll Results}
  • Birthday Party Planner {Free Printable}
  • Blanket Time Index
  • Blanket Time Info
  • Blessings for Military Family
  • Blog Index For Newborns
  • Blog Spotlight: Journey of Parenthood
  • Blogiversary!
  • Book Recommendation: A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
  • Book Recommendation: The Read-Aloud Handbook
  • Book Recommendation: The Siblings’ Busy Book
  • Book Review: Brain Rules
  • Book Review: Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood
  • Book Review: Super Baby Food
  • Book Suggestion: The Wonder Weeks
  • Books for Mom
  • Brayden Child Summary: 5.25 Years Old
  • Brayden Child Summary: 5.75 Years Old
  • Brayden Child Summary: 8 Years Old!
  • Brayden Preteen Summary {11-11.25 Years Old}
  • Brayden Preteen Summary {11.5 Years Old}
  • Brayden Preteen Summary {11.75 Years}
  • Brayden Preteen Summary {9.75 Years Old}
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 10 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 10.25 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 10.75 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 12.75 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 13 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 8.25 Years
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 8.5 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 8.75 Years
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 9 Years Old
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 9.25 Years
  • Brayden Preteen Summary: 9.5 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary {12 Years Old}
  • Brayden Summary: 10.5 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary: 12.25 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary: 12.5 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary: 6.75 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary: 7 Years Old
  • Brayden Summary: 7.25
  • Brayden Summary: 7.5 years old
  • Brayden Summary: 7.75 Years Old
  • Breakfast and Morning Wake Time
  • Breastfeeding in Front of Older Siblings
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 33 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary {42 Weeks Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary {43 Weeks Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 34 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 35 Weeks {8 Months Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 44 Weeks Old {10 Months Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 45 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 46 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 47 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 48 Weeks {11 Months Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 49 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 50 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 51 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: 52 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 21
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 22 {5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 23
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 24
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 25
  • Brinley Baby Summary: Week 36
  • Brinley Child Summary {5 years 3 Months Old}
  • Brinley Child Summary {5 Years 4 Months Old}
  • Brinley Child Summary {5 Years 5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Child Summary {5.5 Years Old}
  • Brinley Child Summary: {5 Years 7 Months Old}
  • Brinley Child Summary: {5 Years 8 Months}
  • Brinley Child Summary: 5 Years 10 Months Old
  • Brinley Child Summary: 5 Years and 2 Months Old
  • Brinley Child Summary: 6 Years Old
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week 4
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week 5
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week 6
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week 9
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week One
  • Brinley Newborn Summary: Week Two
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary {17.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary {18 Months Old}
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 12 Months Old {One Year!}
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 12.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 13 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 13.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 14 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 14.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 15 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 15.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 16 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 16.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Pre-Toddler Summary: 17 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary {4 Years and 1 Month}
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary 4.5 Years Old {Plus one month!}
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: {4 Years 2 Months}
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 37 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 38 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 39 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4 Years 3 Months
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4 Years and 10 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4 Years Old {48 Months}!
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4.5 Years Old {Plus two months!}
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4.5 Years Old!
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 4.75 Years Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 40 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 42 Months Old {3.5 Years!}
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 43 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 45 Months Old
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 46 Months
  • Brinley Preschooler Summary: 47 Months Old
  • Brinley Summary {41 Weeks Old}
  • Brinley Summary: 32 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Summary: 37 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Summary: 38 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Summary: 39 Weeks Old
  • Brinley Summary: 4 Years 4 Months Old
  • Brinley Summary: 4 Years 5 Months Old
  • Brinley Summary: 40 Weeks Old {9 Months Old}
  • Brinley Summary: 5 Years 9 Months Old
  • Brinley Summary: 5 Years and 1 Month Old
  • Brinley Summary: 5 Years Old!
  • Brinley Summary: Week 10
  • Brinley Summary: Week 11
  • Brinley Summary: Week 12
  • Brinley Summary: Week 13
  • Brinley Summary: Week 14 {3 Months Old}
  • Brinley Summary: Week 15
  • Brinley Summary: Week 16
  • Brinley Summary: Week 17
  • Brinley Summary: Week 18 {Four Months Old}
  • Brinley Summary: Week 19
  • Brinley Summary: Week 20
  • Brinley Summary: Week 26
  • Brinley Summary: Week 27
  • Brinley Summary: Week 28
  • Brinley Summary: Week 29
  • Brinley Summary: Week 30
  • Brinley Summary: Week Three
  • Brinley Toddle Summary: 35 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {24 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {18.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {19 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {19.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {20 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {20.5 months old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {21 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {21.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {22 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {22.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {23 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {23.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {24.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {25 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {25.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {26 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {31 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {31.5 Months Old}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {32 Months}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary {32.5 Months}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 26.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 27 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 27.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 28 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 29 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 29.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 30 Months Old {2.5 Years}
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 30.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 33 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 33.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 34 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 34.5 Months Old
  • Brinley Toddler Summary: 36 Months Old {3 Years Old}
  • Building Character
  • Building the Foundation for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating
  • Building Vocabulary in Children
  • Call For Articles: BW Success Stories Week 2012
  • Can I Require a Good Attitude Without Stifling Emotions? {BFBN Week}
  • Can it be too hot to sleep?
  • Chapter Books for Boys
  • Check Me Out on Instagram
  • Child Spacing
  • Child Summary: 5 Years Old
  • Child Summary: 5.5 Years Old
  • Child Summary: 6 Years Old
  • Child Summary: 6.25 Years Old
  • Child Summary: 6.5 Years Old
  • Child-Proofing vs. House-Proofing
  • Childhood of the Past Was Not Perfect
  • Choosing a Coach/Teacher…How to Find the Right Fit
  • Chores
  • Christmas Gift Guide Ages Birth-12 Years Old
  • Chronic 45 Minute Naps: One Year Later
  • Chronic Short Nappers {Poll Results}
  • Chronicles of a Babywise Mom Book of Logs Giveaway
  • Chronicles of a Babywise Mom Facebook Group
  • Chronicles of a Babywise Mom Log eBook
  • Chronicles of a Babywise Mom Reader Blog Day
  • CIO Bootcamp: Revised and Updated
  • Circadian Rhythm Explained and How It Impacts Sleep
  • Cloth Diapering
  • Cluster Feeding
  • COINCIDENCE OR BABYWISE?
  • Columbia Rain Jackets {Friday Finds}
  • Combating the Mommy Wars: Meet My Friends
  • Commanding Obedience within Reason
  • Common Reasons for Poor Sleep
  • Competitive Sports for Kids {the Good, Bad, and Real}
  • Compliments
  • Confessions of a Newbie Babywiser
  • Connecting Through Facebook Live
  • Conquer Your Toddler’s Irrational Fears AND Managing Fears at Bedtime {BFBN Week}
  • Conquering The 45 Minute Nap {BFBN Week}
  • Consequences: Natural VS Logical
  • Considerations for Correction
  • Consistently Parenting Your Different Children
  • Constantly Needing to Correct the Child
  • Controlling Environment for Toddlers
  • Controlling the Young Temper
  • Crying Baby: 6 Weeks and Younger
  • Cutting Chocolate when Breastfeeding
  • Dates With Children
  • Day/Night Confusion
  • Dealing With Difficult Family Members
  • Dealing With the Death of a Pet
  • December Date Accountability Report
  • Deodorant and Children
  • Diapers At Night
  • Diligence Pays Off
  • Disciple Delay Tactics {BFBN Discipline Week}
  • Discipline and Foster Care {BFBN Discipline Week}
  • Discipline As Discipleship {BFBN Discipline Week}
  • Discipline Foundations for Your Baby
  • Discipline is a Step-by-step Process
  • Discipline Phrase: “I didn’t ask if you wanted to…”
  • Discipline Phrase: “Just Sit and Be Bored”
  • Discipline Phrase: “That Is Not a Request”
  • Discipline Phrase: “You don’t have the freedom to…”
  • Discipline Phrase: Turn Off Your Whiney Voice
  • Discipline: Start Early
  • Disciplining Your Child Without Taking Yourself Too Seriously
  • Disneyland and California Adventure Tips
  • Dissonance Must Be Displaced
  • Distraction as a Discipline Tool
  • DIY Burplap Wreath Tutorial
  • DIY Doorway Puppet Theatre {Tutorial}
  • Doing a Weekly Check-In
  • Don’t Feel Guilty About the Ebbs and Flows of Parenting
  • Don’t Stress Mama: Good Behavior Progress is a Spiral
  • Doubt Your Doubts {Quotable Mondays}
  • Dreamfeed {Poll Discussion}
  • Dreamfeed Poll Results
  • Dressing Baby for Sleeping
  • Driving Activities
  • Dropping Naps Ages {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Dropping Naps Ages {Poll Results Post}
  • Dropping Naps: A Quick Guide
  • Dropping the 3rd Nap (evening) Gradually
  • Dropping the Morning Nap {BFBN Week}
  • Dropping the Morning Nap Guide
  • Dropping the Swaddle
  • Drowning Information {Keep Kids Safe this Summer}
  • Ear Tubes
  • Ears
  • Easy Breakfast Meals
  • Easy Homemade Yogurt
  • Easy Paint Edger {Friday Finds}
  • Eating Solids: A New Skill
  • Eczema
  • Emergency Prepardness: Lifefolio
  • Emergency Preparedness Binder
  • Emergency Preparedness: Food Preserving
  • Encouragement as a Discipline Tool
  • Enriching the Journey
  • Essential Elements to Any Routine
  • Essential Oil Car Diffuser {Friday Finds}
  • Essential Oils for Back To School
  • Everything You Need to Know About Cry It Out
  • Everything You Need to Know About Dropping Naps
  • Exploring Your Prejudices About Breastfeeding
  • Eyes
  • Face Out Bookshelves {Ideas and Tutorial}
  • Fair vs. Equal
  • Fall Break 2015
  • Fall Break 2016
  • Fall Break 2017–With Posts to Read
  • Fall Family Photos
  • Family Blogs
  • Family Home Evening
  • Family Scripture Study
  • FAQs: Scheduling {BFBN Week}
  • Favorite Fall Recipes
  • Favorite Recipe Books and Resources
  • Favorite Toys 2017
  • Favorite Toys: Great Christmas Gift Ideas
  • February’s Parent/Child Date Accountability Report
  • Feed Me Friday: Autumn Soup
  • Feed Me Friday: BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
  • Feed Me Friday: Beef Stew
  • Feed Me Friday: Black Bean Salsa Chicken Tacos
  • Feed Me Friday: Chocolate Zucchini Bread {And more zucchini recipes!}
  • Feed Me Friday: Death by Zucchini Chocolate Cake
  • Feed Me Friday: Fresh Salsa
  • Feed Me Friday: Green Salads
  • Feed Me Friday: Grilled Pizza
  • Feed Me Friday: Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Feed Me Friday: Kiss Cookies
  • Feed Me Friday: Overnight Waffles
  • Feed Me Friday: Pumpkin Recipes
  • Feed Me Friday: Sauteed Brussels Sprouts
  • Feed Me Friday: Simple Fudge
  • Feed Me Friday: Slowcooker Lasagna
  • Feed Me Friday: The Best Rolls EVER
  • Feed Me Friday: The Most Amazing Baked Potatoes
  • Feed Me Friday: Whole Wheat Bread
  • Feeding a Newborn: How Long Is a Feed?
  • Feeding Times for Solids
  • Figuring Out What is Essential
  • Finding the Right Temperature for Sleep
  • Fine Balance of Protecting Children
  • Finger Foods Basics
  • First-Time Obedience Training: Balance the Good with the Bad
  • Fitting in Serving Others
  • Five Tips for Getting Twins on a Schedule {Guest Post}
  • Flexibility in a Time of Crisis
  • Food Portions for Children Baby-8 Years
  • Forgive Yourself
  • Four Best Tips for Traveling with Four Kids
  • Freedom for All
  • Friday Finds: Beauty Products and Accessories
  • Friday Finds: Mattress Protector
  • From Learning Time to Homeschooling: A Seamless Transition
  • Frustration Tantrums
  • Frustration Tantrums
  • Fullfilling our Family’s Needs
  • Fussy Newborns and Mom’s Diet
  • Gardening: Getting Started Tips
  • Gateway Chapter Books for Beginners
  • Gel Nail Polish
  • General Travel Tips
  • Getting Children to Obey the First Time
  • Getting Preschoolers Ready for Reading
  • Getting Ready for Christmas in 4 Steps
  • Gift Ideas for YOU! {Friday Finds}
  • Gift Organizer {Free Printable}
  • Give Thanks! Some Greatest Hits
  • Giving Prime Relationships Prime Time
  • Goal Tips
  • Goal/Resolutions Accountability
  • Going to Church with a Babywise Baby {Guest Post}
  • Going to Church Without Ruining Your Baby’s Sleep
  • Going to Your Kids’ Games Prepared
  • Good Snack Policies
  • Goodness Bee Eczema Balm {Giveaway}
  • Goodness Bee Eczema Balm {Giveaway}
  • Grand Canyon Travel Tips for Families
  • Gratitude
  • Great Bicycles You Can Buy From Amazon {Friday Finds}
  • Great Books for Back to School
  • Great Deals 2010
  • Great Go-To Gifts for Teachers
  • Great Picture Books for Boys
  • Great Picture Books for Girls
  • Great Toys to Encourage Independent Playtime
  • Growing a Garden
  • Growing Beans {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Carrots {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Onions {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Peas {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Spinach and Lettuce {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Tomatoes {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growing Zucchini {Watch My Garden Grow Series}
  • Growth Spurts
  • Guidelines for Choosing Preschool Toys
  • Gymnastics Home Equipment {Friday Finds}
  • Happy [Martin Luther King Jr.]/[Civil Rights]/[Human Rights] Day!
  • Happy Memorial Day!
  • Happy Memorial Day!
  • Happy Memorial Day!
  • Happy Thanksgiving (and some posts for you to read)
  • Happy Thanksgiving Break {Plus some light reading}
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Happy, Well-Rested Baby
  • Haters Miss the Point: Babywise is More Than Just Sleep {BFBN}
  • Have the Courage to Be a Parent
  • Having a Taller Than Average Child
  • Having Patience with a Strong-Willed Child
  • Healthy Foods from A-Z WINNER!
  • Healthy Sleep Habits: Four Soothing Methods
  • Healthy Sleep Habits: Sleep Cues
  • Help Kids Balance School and Chores {Guest Post}
  • Helping Children Cope With Emotional “Tough Stuff” {Guest Post}
  • Helping Siblings Like Each Other
  • Helping Siblings Like Each Other
  • Helping Your Child Speak Words
  • High Chair Features to Look For
  • His Smile Is My Best Reward
  • Homemade Toys {BFBN Week}
  • House-Proofing: Pick your battles
  • How Baby Wise Made Cancer Diagnosis Easier
  • How Do You Know When You Are Done Having Babies?
  • How Healthy Sleep is Possible from Birth Through Older Children
  • How Healthy Sleep Principles Have Benefited My Children from Infancy to Preteen
  • How I Discipline Without Spanking
  • How I Got My Baby To Sleep 9 Hours by 8 Weeks Old
  • How I Learned The Value of Forgiveness
  • How Independent Playtime Saved Our Homeschool {Guest Post}
  • How Parents Can Help with Swimming Lessons
  • How Schedules Impact Sleep for the Baby and the Entire Family
  • How Schedules Keep Us Flexible, Not Rigid {BFBN}
  • How The Babywise Mom Discovered Babywise
  • How to Align Baby’s Meal Times with Family’s Meal Times
  • How to Avoid Summer Setback in All Areas
  • How to Balance Academics with Relaxation in Summer
  • How to be Kind and be Firm with your Kids
  • How to Be Successful at Breastfeeding
  • How To Calculate Baby’s Age
  • How To Calculate Waketime Length
  • How To Child-Proof Your Space for Independent Playtime
  • How to childproof your electrical outlets and devices {Guest Post}
  • How to Choose the Best Parenting Strategy for You
  • How To Choose the Perfect Gift For Your Child
  • How to Correct Your Preteen
  • How to Create a Home Fire Escape Plan
  • How to Deal with the 45-Minute Intruder
  • How to Discipline the Strong-Willed Child
  • How to Do Rest Time {Instead of Naps}
  • How to Drop a Feeding
  • How to Ease Your Toddler’s Fears AND Teach Bravery {BFBN Week}
  • How To Easily Get Your Child To Do What You Say
  • How to Easily Track Your Child’s Temperature When Your Child Has a Fever
  • How to encourage excellence without it being “never good enough” {Guest Post}
  • How to Enhance Your Baby’s Language Development
  • How to find the right crib mattress for your baby
  • How To Get Picky Eaters To Eat
  • How To Get the Most Out of Summer and Still Live a Normal Life
  • How to Get Your Baby to Nap
  • How to Get Your Child to Dress Quickly
  • How To Get Your Child to Happily Play Alone
  • How to Get Your Child to Obey with a Simple “Yes Mom”
  • How to Get Your Child to Sleep In Later in the Morning
  • How to Have a Fun Summer Even With a Routine
  • How To Have a Good Sleeper
  • How To Have Peace of Mind When Your Child Has a Fever
  • How to Have Structure in the Summer Months
  • How to Have Successful Independent Playtime for Twins {Guest Post}
  • How to Have Summer Fun At Home
  • How To Help a Baby With Gas Pain
  • How to Help Prevent Childhood Fears {BFBN Week}
  • How To Help Your Child Have a Great School Year
  • How To Help Your Child Work Through Emotions
  • How To Help Your Reflux Baby Sleep
  • How to Host a Successful Swimming Party
  • How to Identify Your Baby’s Disposition
  • How To Improve Reading Skills Through Sustained Silent Reading
  • How to Introduce Solid Foods to Your Baby
  • How To Juggle Extended Family During Holidays
  • How to Keep Kids Happy and Engaged During Learning Time
  • How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Piano Lessons {Guest Post}
  • How to Know What Freedoms to Give Baby
  • How To Make Babywise Possible With Multiple Children
  • How To Make Glitter Slime That Isn’t Sticky
  • How to Make Reading Enjoyable {And Why You Should}
  • How To Manage Christmas Stress
  • How to Manage Performance Nerves {Guest Post}
  • How To Manage The Time Change Your Way
  • How to Organize a Playgroup
  • How To Organize Gifts for Children
  • How To Plan the Perfect Family Vacation
  • How To Prepare to Start Potty Training
  • How to Prepare Your Child for Surgery
  • How to Prevent Whining
  • How to Prioritize Your Family Emergency Preparedness Preparations
  • How to Put Baby Back to Sleep
  • How to Raise Independent and Responsible Children
  • How to Respond to “Everyone Else is Doing It”
  • How to Respond to Siblings Fighting
  • How to Set Boundaries
  • How to Solve Baby Sleep Issues: Experiment
  • How to Solve Your Parenting Problems Using Beliefs, Goals, Why, and How
  • How to Stop Aggression in Children
  • How To Stop Back Talk
  • How to Stop Your Baby From Throwing/Dropping Food Off the Tray
  • How to Successfully Fly with a Baby
  • How To Teach a Gifted Child Communication Skills
  • How To Teach Children About Christ All Year
  • How To Teach Children to Share
  • How to Teach Respect for Personal Property
  • How to Teach Table Manners to Your Child
  • How to Teach Your Baby Sign Language
  • How To Tell the Difference Between Smart and Gifted
  • How to Throw a Very Simple Olympic Opening Ceremonies Party
  • How to Travel With a Baby
  • How To Treat Upset Tummies
  • How to Unite as Parents
  • How To Use Free Playtime In Your Child’s Schedule
  • How to Use the Extinction Method for Sleep Training
  • How to Wean Baby From a Bottle
  • How To Wean Baby from Breast, Bottle, and Formula
  • How to Wean Your Baby From Breastfeeding
  • Hunger Cues
  • Hunger Patterns
  • Hysterectomy: Preparations and Recovery
  • I am home!
  • I AM NOT GUILTY FOR SLEEP SCHEDULING | WORDS TO LIFT THE FOG {BFBN Week}
  • I Believe in Babywise!
  • Ideas for Establishing Good Sleep Habits and Dropping to One Nap
  • Ideas for Success with Independent Play {BFBN Week}
  • If We Don’t Teach Our Children, Someone Else Will
  • iGuy iPad Case {Winner!}
  • Immediate Happiness Is Not The End Goal
  • Impact for the Better
  • Impact of Disruptions {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Importance of the First Nap
  • In Action: Cry It Out
  • In Action: Making Babyfood
  • In Our Efforts To Help, We Might Actually Hurt Them
  • Inclining the Bassinet
  • Inconsistent Napping
  • Independent Playtime {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Independent Playtime {Poll Reslts Post}
  • Independent Playtime Benefits
  • Independent Playtime for the School-Aged Child
  • Independent Playtime is Not…
  • Independent Playtime Overview
  • Index: About Me
  • Index: Baby Body Signs Book
  • Index: Baby Stuff I Love
  • Index: Baby Summary
  • Index: Baby Whisperer
  • Index: Bedtime
  • Index: Best Things…Stages
  • Index: Best Toys for Baby/Toddler/Preschooler/Child
  • Index: Birth Order
  • Index: Blog Information
  • Index: Book Recommendations/Reviews
  • Index: Nursing/Breastfeeding
  • Inexpensive Stocking Stuffer Ideas
  • Infant Sleep Guide: Helping Your Baby Sleep {BFBN Week}
  • Instagram
  • Instapot {Friday Finds}
  • Introducing Brinley
  • Is Baby’s Night Waking from Hunger?
  • It’s gonna happen again
  • It’s time to take the guilt out of sleep training
  • Jouney to the Fringe {Giveaway}
  • Judging the Women Not “Properly” Dressed at School Drop-Offs
  • July Parent/Child Accountability Report
  • June 2018 Family Recap
  • June Parent/Child Date Accountability Report
  • Kailtyn Preteen Summary: 9.25 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary {8 Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 5.75 Years
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 6.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 6.75 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 7 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 7.25 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 7.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Child Summary: 7.75 Years
  • Kaitlyn Preschooler Summary: 3.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Preschooler Summary: Age 3.25
  • Kaitlyn PreTeen Summary {10 Years Old!}
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary {8.25 Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary {8.75 Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary {9.5 Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn PreTeen Summary {9.75 Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 10.75 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 11 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 11.25 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 8.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Preteen Summary: 9 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary {Six Years Old}
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 10.25 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 10.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 5.25 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 5.5 Years Old
  • Kaitlyn Summary: 6.25 Years Old
  • Keeping the Christmas Spirit as a Parent
  • Keratosis Pilaris (Bumps on Skin)
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Kindertude
  • Knowing and Teaching the Final Desired Expectation {BFBN Discipline Week}
  • KNOWING WHEN AND HOW TO TRANSITION TO ONE NAP {BFBN}
  • Kumon Workbooks {Friday Finds}
  • Laurelbox {Giveaway}
  • Learning Activities (Preschoolwise)
  • LEGO Birthday Party
  • Lego Friends {Giveaway}
  • Lego Friends WINNERS
  • Legoland California Tips
  • Library Training
  • Light The World This Christmas
  • Lip-Tie and Tongue-Tie {Guest Post}
  • Little Artist Party
  • Little Dresses For Africa {Let’s Giveaway!}
  • Little Kids, Little Problems…
  • Locks of Love
  • Logical Consequences: The Diaper Change
  • Logical Consequences: Saying “no” When Given Direction
  • Logical Consequences: Throwing Toys
  • Love and Logic Magic: Allow For Mistakes
  • Love and Logic Magic: Share Control
  • Love and Logic Magic: Share the Thinking
  • Love and Logic Magic: Strong Dose of Empathy
  • Love Round-Up
  • Maintaining sleep schedules on vacation {BFBN Week}
  • Make Bedtime Reading Effective
  • Making and Achieving Goals
  • Making and Keeping Goals
  • Making Baby Food
  • Making Children Mind…Siblings Fighting
  • Making the Most of Your Kids Schedule {How To Get Things Done} Guest Post
  • Making Time For Fun
  • Making Wise Parenting Choices in the Heat of the Moment
  • Making Work Fun
  • Mama B’s Sweet Peas {Giveaway!}
  • Managing Baby Plus Older Kids’ Activities
  • Managing Children at Sibling’s Events
  • Managing Cry It Out While Room Sharing
  • March Blog Sponsors
  • March Parent/Child Date Accountability Post
  • Mastitis
  • May Blog Sponsors
  • May Parent/Child Date Accountability Report
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 16
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 17
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 18
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 19
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 20
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 21
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 22
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 27
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 29
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 30
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 31
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 32
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 33
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 34
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 35
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 36
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 37
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 39
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 41
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 42
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 43
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 44
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 45
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 46
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  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 48
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 49
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 50
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 51
  • McKenna Baby Summary: Week 52
  • McKenna Child Summary {6.25 Years Old}
  • McKenna Child Summary: 5 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 5.25 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 5.5 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 5.75 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 6 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 6.5 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 6.75 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 7 Years and 3 Months Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 7 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 7.5 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 7.75 Years Old
  • McKenna Child Summary: 8 Years Old!
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Eight
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Five
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Fourteen
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Nine
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week One
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Seven
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Six
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Ten
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Three
  • McKenna Newborn Summary: Week Two
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summar: 18 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 12 Months, 1 Week
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 13 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 13.5 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 14 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 14.5 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 15 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 15.5 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 16 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 16.5 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 17 Months Old
  • McKenna Pre-Toddler Summary: 17.5 Months Old
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary: 3.5 years (plus 4 months)
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary: 3.5 Years plus 5 Months
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary: 4 Years 3, 4, and 5 months
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary: 4.5 Years Old
  • McKenna Preschooler Summary: 4.75 years old
  • McKenna Preteen Summary: 8.5 Years Old
  • McKenna Preteen Summary: 8.75 Years Old
  • McKenna Preteen Summary: 9 Years Old
  • McKenna Preteen Summary: 9.25 Years Old
  • McKenna Summary: 2.75 Years
  • McKenna Summary: 3 years and 3 months
  • McKenna Summary: 3.5 Years (plus 3 months)
  • McKenna Summary: 33 Months Old
  • McKenna Summary: 35 Months Old
  • McKenna Summary: 36 Months Old
  • McKenna Summary: 4 Years 2 Months
  • McKenna Summary: 4 Years and 1 Month
  • McKenna Summary: 4 Years Old
  • McKenna Summary: 4.5 Years (plus one month)
  • McKenna Summary: 8.25 Years Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 19 Months Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 2 Years Old!
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 20 Months Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 21 Months Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 22 Months Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 23 Months Old
  • McKenna Toddler Summary: 25 Months Old
  • Mealtime Offenses (and Defenses)
  • Meeting Needs of Each Child
  • Melissa and Doug Sale
  • Memorial Day 2012
  • Merry Christmas {Christmas Break 2015}
  • Merry Christmas 2016!
  • Merry Christmas 2017
  • Merry Christmas Break!
  • Merry Christmas To You!
  • Merry Christmas, Darling!
  • Merry Merry Christmas Break!
  • Mistakes with Shaping Influences
  • Mistakes: Golden Nuggets of Wisdom
  • Moana Birthday Party Ideas
  • More on Public Education
  • More than Just Luck
  • More than Sleep Benefits
  • Morning Wake Up Time {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Movie Night Birthday Party
  • Moving Cross Country: A Babywise Success Story
  • Musical Activities for Toddlers {Guest Post}
  • Musical Science: An Easy Way to Introduce Sound Waves to Children
  • My Babywise Success Story — It’s Not a Coincidence
  • My Days are Less Chaotic
  • My Favorite Frosting For Kids
  • My Favorite Gel Nail Polish
  • My Favorite Toddler/Preschooler Girl Shoes {Friday Finds}
  • My Goals and Resolutions for 2017
  • My Goals and Resolutions for 2018
  • My Goals for 2019
  • My Most Influential Teacher
  • My Resolutions 2016
  • Myth: Babywise Automatically Diminishes Milk Supply {BFBN Week}
  • Nap and Bedtime Concerns for Preschoolers
  • Nap Hints
  • Naps: Troubleshooting–Revised and Updated
  • National Geographic Kids Cookbook {Giveaway}
  • National Geographic Kids Science Experiment Book {Giveaway}
  • Natural Consequences vs. Grace
  • Never Say Never: Illustration
  • New Blog Look!
  • New Chronicles of a Babywise Mom Email List
  • New Pattern Added
  • New Skills and Sleep Disruptions {Rolling, Crawling, Standing, etc.}
  • Newborn Evening Feeding Schedule
  • Newborn Products: What We Used Month 1
  • Newborn Products: What we used month 2
  • Newborn Sleep Patterns
  • Newborn Summary: Week 11
  • Newborn Summary: Week 7
  • Newborn Summary: Week Four
  • Newborn Summary: Week Thirteen
  • Newborn Summary: Week Twelve
  • Newborns and Waketime: A Slow Process
  • Newborns at Night: Wake After 5 Hours
  • NIGHTMARES IN KIDS: Causes and Solutions {Guest Post}
  • Nighttime Sleep Issues {Revised and Updated}
  • Nighttime Sleep: 9-15 Weeks Old
  • No Trouble with Bonding or Trust
  • No Use Crying Over Spilled Milk…Or Is There?
  • Not All Rainbows & Unicorns
  • November Date Accountability
  • Nursing A Newborn: Keep Baby Awake!
  • Nursing Strikes
  • Nursing Woes {Baby Playing While Breastfeeding}
  • Nurturing Natural Abilities
  • Obedience Is Just the Beginning
  • Occupying Children During Summer
  • October Date Accountability
  • OGIO Layover Bags {Friday Finds}
  • One Quick Trick for Stopping Unwanted Toddler Behavior {BFBN Week}
  • One to Two Children Transition
  • Onion Slicer {Friday Finds}
  • Only a Few Things Are Essential
  • Optimal Internal Temp=Optimal Sleep
  • Optimal Waketime Lengths for Toddlers (12-24 Months Old)
  • Orange Skin
  • Organizing School Lunches
  • Other Parenting Books
  • Our Favorite Snow Gear
  • Outdoor Decorative Pillows {Friday Finds}
  • Outside Toys Worth the Investment (All-Star Toys)
  • Overcoming the Difficulties of Feeding Healthy Snacks to Kids
  • Overcoming the Picky Eater
  • Pacifiers and Babywise
  • Parent Directed Feeding {PDF}
  • Parent vs. Friend {Guest Post}
  • Parent/Child Dates Info
  • Parental Influence Stands Supreme {Bloom Where You are Planted}
  • Parenting Far From Home {Guest Post}
  • Parenting is All About Perspective
  • Parenting is like Gardening
  • Parenting the Baby of the Family
  • Parenting The Strong-Willed Child…What is “Strong-Willed”?
  • Parenting Tip #1: Never Say Never
  • Parenting Your Pre-Toddler–With Confidence!
  • Parenting–sometimes you need to laugh at yourself {Quotable Mondays}
  • Peace with 3 under Two!
  • Pegboard with Pattern Cards {Friday Finds}
  • Penmanship Preparation
  • Perseverance Pays Off
  • Personality and Temperament
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Birthday/Birthday Parties
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Christmas Things
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Cute Hair Accessories
  • Pinteresting Fridays: DIY Gifts Using Essential Oils
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Fabulous Fall
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Fun Family Activities
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Fun Kid Food
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Gardening
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Halloween
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Spring
  • Pinteresting Fridays: St. Patrick’s Day
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Travel Tips
  • Pinteresting Fridays: Valentines Day
  • Pizza Cutter Tip {Meal Time Life Hack}
  • Planning a Successful Class Party
  • Planning Lessons/Sports/Activities–Choose the Right Time of Day
  • Poll Discussion Post: Nightmares
  • Poll Discussion: Weathering the Four Month Sleep Regression
  • Poll Results Post: Crib to Bed Transition
  • Poll Results Post: Morning Wake-up Time
  • Poll Results: Adding Baby to Family and Sibling Dynamics
  • Poll Results: Age Gap Between Children
  • Poll Results: Announcing Pregnancy
  • Poll Results: Best Toys for Babies-Children
  • Poll Results: Blanket Time
  • Poll Results: Chores
  • Poll Results: Dropping Naps
  • Poll Results: Evolving Approaches to Babywise
  • Poll Results: Introducing a New Baby to Older Siblings
  • Poll Results: Nursing Strikes
  • Poll Results: Pacifiers
  • Poll Results: Picky Eaters
  • Poll Results: Sleep Props
  • Poll Results: Sleeping Through the Night
  • Poll Results: Thumb/Finger Sucking
  • Poll Results: Weaning from Breast
  • Poll Results: Weathering the Four Month Sleep Regression
  • Poll Results: Witching Hour
  • Portland, Oregon Travel Tips
  • Positive Attitude in Pre-Toddlers {BFBN Week}
  • Positive Attitude Makes All the Difference
  • Positive Discipline
  • Postpartum Changes in Your Body
  • Postpartum Real Life
  • Postpartum Survival Tips
  • Potty Training On Hold
  • Potty Training Regression
  • Potty Training: Days 4 and 5
  • Potty Training: Days 6-9
  • Practice, Persistence, and Patience – How the Letter “P” Equals Babywise Success
  • Praise Effort, Not Results
  • Pre-Toddler Mealtime Expectations
  • Pre-Toddler Mealtime Milestones
  • Pre-Toddler Milk Intake
  • Pre-Toddler Summary: 12 Months Old
  • Pre-Toddlers and Emotions
  • Preparing Children for New Baby {Guest Post}
  • Preparing for Kindergarten {Now}
  • Preparing for Music
  • Preparing for Summer
  • Preschool Curriculum eBook Giveaway
  • Preschooler Summary: 3 years and 4 months
  • Preschooler Summary: 3 Years and 5 Months
  • Preschooler Summary: 3 years and one month
  • Preschooler Summary: 3.5 years (plus 2 months)
  • Preschooler Summary: 3.5 Years (plus one month)
  • Preschooler Summary: 4 Years Old
  • Preschooler Summary: 4.25 Years Old
  • Preschooler Summary: 4.5 Years Old
  • Preschooler Summary: 4.75 Years Old
  • Preschoolers and Naps
  • Preteen Boy Gifts
  • Preteen Gift Ideas for Girls
  • Preventing and Treating Sunburns
  • Preventing Jealousy
  • Prima Princessa {Giveaway!}
  • Princess Birthday Party
  • Prioritizing Family Meals
  • Prioritizing Sleep {BFBN Week}
  • Private Interviews with Children
  • Problem Solving Tip: Detailed Log
  • Problem Solving Tip: What Has Changed?
  • Product Review: Bedtime For Mommy {Giveaway}
  • Product Review: Fresh Baby {Giveaway}
  • Product Review: Prima Princessa’s Swan Lake {Giveaway}
  • Product Review: Simply Serra
  • Products I Love
  • Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding and Bottlefeeding
  • Protecting Baby’s 1st Nap {BFBN Week}
  • Public School
  • Puddle Jumper Life Jacket {Friday Finds}
  • Quick and Easy Meals for Busy Nights
  • Quotable Monday: All About Life
  • Quotable Mondays (on a Wednesday): Time with God
  • Quotable Mondays: Be Thankful for All Things
  • Quotable Mondays: Discipline
  • Quotable Mondays: Gratitude
  • Quotable Mondays: Gratitude
  • Quotable Mondays: It’s How You Carry the Load
  • Quotable Mondays: Jealousy
  • Quotable Mondays: Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys
  • Quotable Mondays: Prepare Children to Educate Themselves
  • Quotable Mondays: Sacrifice and Investment
  • Quotable Mondays: Teaching Children
  • Quotable Mondays: The Value of a Moment
  • Quotable Mondays: You Can’t Do Everything
  • Raising Difficult Children
  • Raising Girls
  • Ransacking During Independent Playtime
  • Read 30 Minutes a Day
  • Read Aloud Handbook Index
  • Read Aloud Throughout Childhood
  • Reader “tips” Blogs
  • Reader 45 Minute Nap Questions
  • Reader Blog Day 2015
  • Reader Blogs Day 2016
  • Reader Blogs Day 2017
  • Reader Cooking/Recipe Blogs
  • Reader Craft Blogs
  • Reader Entertainment Blogs
  • Reader Favorites Day 2015
  • Reader Favorites Day 2016
  • Reader Favorites Day 2017
  • Reader Favorites: Baby Products
  • Reader Favorites: Baby Toys
  • Reader Favorites: Chapter Books
  • Reader Favorites: Child Toys ages 5-7
  • Reader Favorites: Child Toys ages 8 and older
  • Reader Favorites: Pre-Toddler Toys
  • Reader Favorites: Preschooler Toys
  • Reader Favorites: Toddler Toys
  • Reader Feeding Baby/Child Blogs
  • Reader Health Blogs
  • Reader Learning Blogs
  • Reader Misc Blogs
  • Reader Parenting Blogs
  • Reader Photography Blogs
  • Reader Religious Blogs
  • Reader Sample Schedules Day 2015
  • Reader Sample Schedules Day 2016
  • Reader Sample Schedules Day 2017
  • Reader Sample Schedules Day 2018
  • Reader Sample Schedules: 9, 10, 11, and 12 year olds (Preteens)
  • Reader Week 2012
  • Reader Week 2013
  • Reader Week 2014
  • Reader Week 2015
  • Reader Week 2016
  • Reader Week 2017
  • Readers Favorites: Children’s Books
  • Readers’ Business Blogs
  • Reading Aloud to Children
  • Reading Aloud to Preteens
  • Reading to Infants
  • Reading to Preschoolers
  • Reading to Toddlers
  • Real vs. Fake Fears: How To Distinguish Between the Two {BFBN Week}
  • Reasons for Feeding Sooner than 2.5 Hours
  • Recognizing Various Areas of Giftedness
  • Refusal of Favorite Foods
  • Regulatory Sleep Systems
  • Remind Children They Are Wonderful {Quotable Mondays}
  • Resolutions Accountability
  • Resolutions that Matter
  • Rest for the Whole Family
  • Restaurant Manners {Dining Out With Children}
  • Roadmap for Discipline
  • Room Sharing {9 Tips}
  • Room Sharing Log
  • Room Time Setup
  • Roomtime
  • Roomtime–Your Invitation
  • Sacred Night Time Sleep
  • Safari Birthday Party
  • Safety Questions To Ask When Your Child Gets Home {BFBN Week}
  • San Diego Zoo Tips
  • Schooling Decisions {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Schooling Decisions {Poll Results}
  • Sea World California Tips
  • Second Chances
  • Secrets of the Baby Whisperer Book Review
  • Self-Worth Comes Vertically, not Horizontally
  • Send Me Your Babywise Success Stories
  • Sensory Bins {The Graceful Mom}
  • Sensory Play {BFBN Week}
  • September Date Accountability
  • Set Naps
  • Shaping Influence: Family Life
  • Share Your Babywise Success!
  • Share Your Favorite Baby Products
  • Share Your Success Stories 2016
  • Shopping for Sporty Infant Wear Online
  • Should I Be Worried? Understanding Tics in Kids
  • Should You Baby-Proof Your Christmas Tree
  • Should You Bail Your Child Out?
  • Should You Correct for Attitude?
  • Shutterfly Giveaway!
  • Siblings Without Rivalry Book
  • Simple Ways to Ensure Your Child Loves Books
  • Sleep and the Strong-Willed Child
  • Sleep Begets Sleep
  • Sleep Cues from the Baby Whisperer
  • Sleep Deficit
  • Sleep Disruptions You Will Face as a Babywise Mom (and how to deal with them)
  • Sleep Hierarchy: 3-6 Months
  • Sleep Hierarchy: 6-9 Months
  • Sleep Needs and Difficulties for 7-12 Year Olds
  • Sleep Problems: Morning Wake-up Time is Too Early
  • Sleep Regressions {Poll Discussion Post}
  • Sleep Regressions {Poll Results Post}
  • Sleep Totals for 12-15 Months Old
  • Sleep Training and Trust
  • Sleepy Newborns: Work for 10 Minutes
  • Snack Time
  • Snacks for Babies and Toddlers
  • SnapperRock Swim {Giveaway}
  • Social Networking With This Blog
  • Solid Food and Babies
  • Solids: Introducing “Randomly”
  • Solids: When Will a Baby Master Eating From the Spoon?
  • Sometimes Breastfeeding Hurts
  • Sophie La Girafe Book Gift Set {Giveaway!}
  • Spring Break 2014
  • Spring Break 2016
  • Spring Break 2017
  • Spring Break 2018 and Posts to Read
  • Spring Break and Baby Announcement!
  • Spring Time Change 2013
  • Stainless Steel Tumbler {Friday Finds}
  • Starting Independent Playtime Late
  • STAYING IN THE SAFE ZONE WITH MAMA {BFBN Week}
  • Stopping Baby Hiccups
  • Stopping the 45 Minute Intruder
  • Storing Water for Emergencies
  • Structured Playtime With Siblings {Sibling Playtime}
  • Success as a Mom is not measured by feeding method
  • Success Even Through Difficulty
  • Success Through Difficulty
  • Summer Break
  • Summer Break {And posts for you!}
  • Summer Break 2013
  • Summer Break 2014
  • Summer Break and Light Reading
  • Summer Break Week
  • Summer Break Week!
  • Summer Planning and Preparation
  • Summer Prep Checklist
  • Summer Reflections
  • Summer Staycation Tip: Get a Membership
  • Super Baby Food Book {Giveaway}
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  • Timing Naps for Toddlers
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  • Tips for Traveling with Baby/Toddler: Naps on the Go {Guest Post}
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  • Toddlerwise: Discipline Points for Toddlers
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  • Top Helpful Parenting Debates Before Having Baby For the First Time {Guest Post}
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  • Tricky People and Body Safety {BFBN Week}
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  • Universal Studios Tips
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  • What I Wish I’d Known with Baby #1
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  • What To Do When Your Baby Cries {S.L.O.W.}
  • What To Do When Your Baby Is Taking Short Naps {The first five things to check}
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  • What to Put in a Welcome to Summer Gift Basket for Your Kids
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  • When Bribery Works as a Parenting Tool {Guest Post}
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  • When Does a Toddler Master Spoon Skills
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  • When Kids Push The Limits (Dos and Don’ts)
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  • When to Make a Change to Your Baby’s Schedule {BFBN Week}
  • When To Stop Swaddling Your Baby
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  • Why Have Naps?
  • Why I Don’t Let My Children Fight
  • Why I Hate the Concept of Everyone Wins
  • Why I Worked to Get My Baby To Sleep Through the Night by 8 Weeks Old
  • Why It is So Important for Parents to Keep Promises to Their Children
  • Why Kids Lie (and what to do about it)
  • Why Prevention is a Powerful Parenting Tool
  • Why Read Aloud?
  • Why Teach Virtue?
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  • Why Your 9-10 Month Old Is Frustrated
  • Witching Hour
  • Wonder Weeks Information
  • Worldproof Your Baby
  • You Cannot Force Sleep
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