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Hot Parenting Tip: How to Manipulate Your Kids Using Their Own Toys

The best and easiest way I know to snap my kids out of a bad mood is to make their stuffed animals (or any body part or inanimate object) talk to them. It doesn’t work every single time, but I’ve turned temper tantrums around on a dime with just my fingers, a bad accent, and a… Continue reading Hot Parenting Tip: How to Manipulate Your Kids Using Their Own Toys

Kids and Parenting (The Mommy Blog Portion of This Shitshow I Call a Blog) · Parenting Tips

Reading Parenting Books So You Don’t Have To: If I Have to Tell You One More Time by Amy McCready

The Book: If I Have to Tell You One More Time: The Revolutionary Program that Gets Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling by Amy McCready I have been wanting to review If I Have to Tell You One More Time for ages now because it is one of my favourite parenting books. It touches… Continue reading Reading Parenting Books So You Don’t Have To: If I Have to Tell You One More Time by Amy McCready

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Parenting Tip: The Interrupt Rule

Thank you, House of Hendrix, for changing my life. Before I read Allison’s post about The Interrupt Rule, I was struggling with my three-and-a-half-year-old and her tendency to interrupt my conversations. The only thing worse than the Bean saying “Mommy? Mommy? Mommy!” until my last shred of patience is gone, is her saying “Mommy? Mommy?… Continue reading Parenting Tip: The Interrupt Rule