My husband and I recently “got” the chance to take a road trip with our now two preschoolers.
I want to teach the kids about reward and punishment, and about justice. But more than that, I just want the Dreaded Whiny Scream to STOP.
Pregnancy—a time for warm fuzzies—and awkward and downright offensive situations.
And thus began what became known as Potty Training Boot Camp.
Here are 7 hacks to keep your house fabulous despite the kiddie onslaught!
I’m sweeping a corner of the veranda, when I notice a small ball of fur near a large metal vessel sitting in the carport. When I approach it, I discover that it’s in fact a bird, and that it’s not dead—but alive, and breathing rapidly.
I was totally zen about it this time around, even though this time we would be flying overseas on a 20-hour flight. Yes, 2-0 hours. I discovered a few more tips for surviving air travel with my (now) toddler and preschooler.
I would put off the feeding for as long as I could, hoping she would stop crying on her own. Of course, that never works when babies are hungry. It got to a point where I didn’t care about anyone else’s judgment and I just fed here then and there.
Here are some photos of Aishwarya now. She has both stunned and silenced her critics, wouldn’t you say?
Now that I’ve had two kids in the last three years, I have accumulated some of the pregnancy must-haves that any expecting mom (first-time and otherwise) should have on hand. Some were useful, others were not, but I’ll share the standouts.
Good luck, and I hope these help you catch up on your sleep as well!
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