Why Won't My Kid TELL ME When She Has To Go Potty? | Alpha Mom

Hi Amy, I’ve scoured your archives and can’t find the answer to the particular potty training problem we’ve been dealing with. After months of casually going to the bathroom on the potty, we decided to “boot-camp” my daughter over a long weekend a few weeks after she turned two.

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How to Help Your Child Who Is Afraid of Pets | Alpha Mom

Posted: (6 days ago) Like visit a zoo or a pet store where she can look at animals from a safe vantage point. (Though be careful about pet stores that let people bring leashed pets inside — something more old-school with puppies and kittens in cages/enclosures might be better for her, even though I know they are crazy depressing.)

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Teaching Kids How To Care for Pets | Alpha Mom

Posted: (2 months ago) Even that pet is currently chomping on your big toe like mine is right now. Ouch. Photo source: Photodisc/ Thinkstock. 0 0 vote. Article Rating. copy. Twitter Facebook Pin It Email Article. About the Author Wendi Aarons. Wendi Aarons is an award-winning humor writer and blogger who lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two sons. You can ...


The Toddler and The Cat | Alpha Mom

Posted: (5 days ago) The other will let her sit on him, hit him, pull his tail, etc. I started with this method (we use “be nice”) at a VERY young age. My husband thought I was crazy trying to show her to pet the cat and “be nice” when she was like 3 months old, but one day she surprised me and started petting me when I said to “be nice.”


12 Reasons Why Your Family Should Get a Dog | Alpha Mom

Posted: (3 days ago) Of course, any pet takes a lot of work, but puppies have bags full of energy, and so you need to try extra hard with them. It is important that you […] 0. Liz Garton Scanlon » Blog Archive Stuff That's Great Good - Dog Days - Liz Garton Scanlon. 4 years ago


The Straight Poop on Toxoplasmosis | Alpha Mom

Posted: (2 months ago) Pet your cats!! Those furballs are going to need lots of reassuring once the baby comes! (Don’t worry about their reactions, either. My cats could have cared less about the baby once she was born! They looked at her like “It makes … Read more » ...

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Toddler Wars: Nail Trimming | Alpha Mom

Posted: (13 days ago) wow, nail-clipping, who knew. this might be one of the few moments when having a pet bunny is good training for having a kid. i feel totally ready for the “gently hold inside a towel”; “separate one paw out at a time”; and “snip while saying calming distracting things, with petting in between.”


Best Night Lights for Kids | Alpha Mom

Posted: (4 days ago) This night light from the makers of the Pillow Pet craze is a very similar to the Cloud b concept (reviewed above). It’s kind of like a mini pillow pet that lights up. Your child just presses a button and it turns their bedroom ceiling into a starry night sky.


Child Discipline and When and How Do You Start? | Alpha Mom

Posted: (1 months ago) Hi Amy, I’ve been reading your advice column since long before I had a baby to apply your wise words to, and during those ‘is this really a good idea’ moments of 3rd trimester anxiety about all the changes about to come into my world, your funny and super smart words convinced me that yes, I probably should go through with getting that baby out of my enormous stomach and into my arms.


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