No-Cry Parenting

How to Introduce Your Baby and Your Dog

How to Introduce Your Baby and Your Dog

Introducing a brand new baby to your current furry baby is something that you will want to plan and prepare for ahead of time. This post includes a few tips to create a successful beginning to a valuable lifelong friendship.

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Help Kids Get Used to Wearing Masks

Help Kids Get Used to Wearing Masks

This post is about preparing your child so they don’t have to adjust to a mask if they have to wear one. No matter your opinion on the topic, your kid may need to wear a mask at some point.

It’s a good idea to get your child prepared – even if you’re not sure they’ll be in a classroom, or if your school hasn’t made any mask rules yet. Perhaps they won’t be attending school, but they may need to wear one around town. It’s better to get your child used to wearing a mask at home now so it won’t be an upsetting battle later.

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Quarantine & Pandemic Behaviors in Children

Quarantine & Pandemic Behaviors in Children

The past few months have been hard on everyone, adults and children alike. Disruptions to normal schedules and routines, plus changes to the world at large with social distancing and mask-wearing. 

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Home is Not School: Quarantine with Kids

Home is Not School: Quarantine with Kids

Are you quarantined with your children? Worried about schoolwork, but struggling with it? This is a unique and challenging time. Children are suddenly at home during the school year with no specific end in sight. There is a gap in their education, but you are NOT a teacher, and this is NOT homeschooling, and no one is expecting you to finish up the year’s lessons as if class was still in process. This is filling a temporary gap in your child’s formal education during an emotional upheaval. All the kids will get back on track when school resumes.

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How to Eat Out with Kids and Have Fun Doing it

How to Eat Out with Kids and Have Fun Doing it

Eating out with kids is not the same as dining without them. When you take children to a restaurant the focus is not the cuisine or the atmosphere. It’s all about controlling the excitement and boredom, teaching your children formal manners, and having quality family time. Here’s how.

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Encourage Your Kids to Embrace the Weather

Encourage Your Kids to Embrace the Weather

“Uh, oh. It’s starting to rain, we should head inside!” To which my four-year-old grandson asked, ”Why???” He looked perplexed at my odd comment as he raised his head to the sky and let raindrops fall on his tongue.

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