How to travel with a potty-training toddler

Photo: iStock My husband and I decided to go with the untraditional naked-from-the-waist-down approach to potty-training. Yep. I was tired of diapers, and many of our friends had used this method with success, so we dove in. We picked a start date, stripped her down and tracked her urination with …

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What to do when your toddler starts hitting herself

Photo: Today’s Parent One night before dinner,  Sarah Campbell* asked her two-year-old, Scott, to wash his hands. “He looked at me and, with an open hand, smacked his head,” she remembers. In the following weeks, Campbell noticed Scott was also striking himself when he was embarrassed. “When I picked him up …

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Are You a Good Neighbor? Do’s and Don’ts For Being a Good Neighbor

This is a guest post from Neighborwho.com. Are You a good neighbor? September 28th is Good Neighbor Day, which makes it the perfect time to review the do’s and don’ts of being a good neighbor! In the old days, being neighborly was pretty standard behavior. These days, we can all be …

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