Tag Archives: diapers

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

To win the war of the wills with my adorable-but-stubborn 3-year-old, Charlie, I have to give him choices. “Milk or water?” when he asks for juice; “Do you want to play with your books or your blocks?” when he demands to wat ...
Dining Out with Little Kids: A Survival Guide

Dining Out with Little Kids: A Survival Guide

I’ve always been envious of parents who were able to enjoy taking their little ones out to dinner. As babies and toddlers, my kids always seemed to have a 30 minute time-limit at restaurants. After that point, we could expect whining, crying, s ...
How to Be an Eco-Friendly Mama

How to Be an Eco-Friendly Mama

My oldest son’s birthday is on Earth Day. I can’t say for sure, but I suspect becoming a mom on April 22, 2003, may have made me more respectful of Mother Earth than I might have been otherwise, and I do find myself gravitating towards ec ...
Baby’s Stinky Little Secret

Baby’s Stinky Little Secret

Ah, that new baby smell. Hold your baby close, press your face to his neck and just inhale”¦addictive, right? But we all know what doesn’t smell so good: the diapers. And the spit-up. And it really stinks””excuse the pun””when ...
Have Baby, Will Travel

Have Baby, Will Travel

You know what’s harder than taking care of a baby? Taking care of a baby when you’re on the road. As if trying to get your baby to sleep through the night in your own home weren’t enough of an uphill battle, now you’ve got to ...