Archives February 2013

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Feb
2013

Help a Big Sibling Welcome Baby

by Traci Paige Johnson It’s a tough time for older siblings when a new little one comes into the household.  Here are some creative ideas to make the transition easier. GOLDEN HELPER Give your older child a fancy job title, so he feels like an important part of the baby’s life. He can be the [...]

17
Feb
2013

Kid Robot

Sometimes it’s hard to get kids motivated to keep up with weekday routines and chores. Instead of nagging for the umpteenth time “go clean your room” or “brush your teeth” (I cringe when I hear myself), take the playful approach and program the KID ROBOT. Stand behind them and wind them up (making a funny [...]

15
Feb
2013

No More Boring Lunches

It’s easy to get in a rut, packing lunch for your kid.  Peanut butter and jelly today, ham sandwich tomorrow.  Here are three ideas to find your way out of that boring lunch bag. SILLY SACKS Up mealtime fun by giving lunchbox fare a silly theme. Three your child will love: Serve only circle-shaped foods, [...]