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The 5 stages of refusing to nap

As you may or may not know, we are struggling with a 2-year-old at home who has decided all on his own that napping is not for him. Like a tiny alcoholic, he doesn’t see how his actions affect those around him. He is irritable, unpredictable and, at times, belligerent. He doesn’t know that he […]

What changes about your social media when you have a child

Having a child changes everything about you. It changes who you are, where you go, what you do and how you think. Some changes small; getting up earlier in the morning for example. Others like buying a bigger house or quitting smoking are much more significant. If you are in your 20’s and having your […]

Why is your child’s first birthday about them?

This past weekend we celebrated my son Tristan’s first birthday. Even with high winds and snowfall it was a party not to be missed. Friends and family gathered to celebrate, comment on how time flies, take photos and eat cake. The party lasted two hours, roughly the same number of months Tristan’s mother spent planning […]

The tools you need to get your baby to eat (other than pliers and a shovel)

Getting your kid to eat — easily one of the least rewarding jobs on the planet. My son needs to eat roughly six times a day based on his sleep-snack-dinner-sleep pattern. A meal can take anywhere from 20-60 minutes from the time you strap him into the chair to the time heĀ protestsĀ getting his face cleaned. […]