Trial and Error of Potty Training

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

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Have you started potty training your toddler(s) yet? I’m in the middle of potty training my girls. We started training at the end of January.

Katie turned 3 years old in October and she was starting to get interested again in going potty. I started potty training with her when she was about 17 months old. It was going pretty well. Katie was going #1 and #2 in the potty. She would have few accidents in her underwear. I spend so much time in the bathroom. I think that it was starting to get too much for her. Katie started fussing whenever I started talking about the potty. So I decided to cut back and try again later until she was ready.

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Guest Post: Why Now is a Perfect Time for Swimming Lessons

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Today’s post is brought to you by An Apple Per Day. Kaitlin loves to blog about healthy living and topics related to kids and parenting.

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Here is Kaitlin’s guest post. Enjoy! Don’t forget to visit her blog at An Apple Per Day.

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Is Your Toddler Afraid of the Dark?

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Are you a mother of a toddler or older children? Have you experienced your toddler being afraid of the dark or the shadows in the dark?

Few months ago, my daughter, Katie (almost 3), has discovered what shadows are. She was touching the shadow of her big Minnie Mouse and wondering what it was. I told Katie it was a shadow. So for few weeks all she talked about was Minnie Mouse’s shadow.

As time went on, Katie noticed a lot more shadows such as things in our house and things outside (ex: tree branches). She would even ask my husband and I if we were afraid. We of course told her we weren’t.

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Tips on Introducing Solids

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When it comes to starting solids for your infant, do you know where to start? When are they ready? What types of food do you feed your infant first?

I have two toddler girls of my own, Katie and Sophia, so I’ve introduced solids twice. It is a messy process, but my girls sure enjoyed the different flavors of the foods.

One of my readers requested some tips on introducing solids, so I thought I would share my experience with my girls.

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Skills of Tomorrow

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My girls, Katie and Sophia, aren’t school age yet, but Katie will be in about couple years. So I’m preparing myself for what school will be like for her. I’ve done some research on schools today by what I’ve heard from others and read online and in magazines.

This post is inspired by an article I read in the Parents Magazine called, “Skills of Tomorrow.”

Things have changed in school since I went to school. Ways of learning is different and daily practices in school.

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Teething Relief

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When it comes to teething for your infant/toddler, what do you do to relieve their pain? What are some ways to comfort your child when they are teething?

When it comes to teething, I’ve had lots of experience with my two girls, Katie (2.5 years old) and Sophia (17 months). My girls seemed to be in the most pain when their first few teeth and their first molars poke through. Teething can sure be a fun time. Not.

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Cutting Teeth Review

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Couple months ago I was contacted by a publisher named Angie at St Martin’s Press. She thought I might be interested in reading the book Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro, so she sent me a digital copy of the novel. Julia follows my blog and asked her publisher to reach out to me. I felt very honored to have a chance to read Julia Fierro’s novel and review it.

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Do you have problems getting your kids to eat their vegetables? I sure do. My two year old can be picky about what she eats. And if she doesn’t feel like eating it, she won’t. There is only few number of vegetables that she will eat by themselves and others I have to find other ways for her to eat them.
Below are few tricks for getting your kids to eat their vegetables: