Tag Archives: routine

Guest Post – Specific Tips for Putting Twins to Bed

Today I’m lucky enough to have a guest post from Agnes Jimenez about bedtime…something that can take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour for us, depending on the day and mood. ____ All children have different preferences when it … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 82: Choices

Problem: Your kid won’t eat breakfast, or get dressed, or brush her teeth…again. She’d rather cry. Solution: Choices. You already knew that. But specific kinds of choices. And a limited number of choices. Make the choosing part of the routine. … Continue reading

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Dear Journal

My girls are already excellent journal keepers. They insist on going over their day every night before bed. It’s become part of our bedtime routine, and it’s one I really enjoy because I get to hear their side of things. … Continue reading

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The Witch Is Coming!

Last week, my babies went to bed for the first time in what must be a year without making me go back in there to resettle them.  A magical secret of happiness and sugar plums as they drift off to … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 31

Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem: Your children won’t go to bed. You’ve got a nice bed time routine going: they do the whole schpiel every night, but when it comes to actually walking into that bedroom, they refuse.  You … Continue reading

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Go with the Flow

A while back I posted about how hard it is for toddlers to deal with a change in their routine.  While adults may not get scared when their routine changes without their permission, they can get irritated.  Yet another way … Continue reading

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Routine Change

Toddlers thrive on routine.  It gives them confidence; it allows them a sense of power over their unknown lives.  If they know what is coming up next, and they can predict it, they feel as if it is something they … Continue reading

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