Ways you can trick your baby:
Solution: I already showed you some toddler-friendly chores. But what about craft time? As your kids get older, they might enjoy helping you guss up the place a bit, or feed into your hobbies. One toddler friendly activity is painting. Cover the area completely, and make sure the paper on which they’ll paint is large. Then you can paint whatever you need to paint (in my case, letters that I will eventually – read 2015 probably – hang up on my wall) and they will paint along with you without hampering your style!
Solution: Keep all activities to 30 minutes, tops. Even if you think they’re doing well and can handle a longer time period, start with 30 minutes. It’s much easier to get a child to transition before they get bored than after they’re already showing signs of fatigue. Once they take a step toward Tantrum Lane, it’s a lot harder to distract them. The key is to catch them well before they have reason to be discontent.
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