A mom’s trick to learn French
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A mom’s trick to learn French

I listen to kids’ songs while driving. A lot. There, I said it. It’s not always good music, and yes I could totally use a break from childishness, and yes kids will be happy listening to adults’ music, too. But here’s the truth: nothing gets my French on, like the comptines enfantines. It totally works. It’s …

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Baby crying in the car
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Baby crying in the car

After around 6 weeks of life on this complex planet, my baby made things even more complicated by screaming her soul out whenever she sniffed the car seat. I sweat even thinking about that time. This is why I used to leave my suburban area only when I had to, and I mean – life …

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Potty training in winter
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Potty training in winter

No matter if you’re the “potty train in one weekend” or “follow your child” kind of parent, potty training is something we all think about, or even talk about from time to time. You probably heard a lot about only potty training in summer. I’m thinking the opposite, and here’s why you should consider potty training …

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Bedsharing controversy
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Bedsharing controversy

I’m sure that by now, you have all seen the “shocking” video by Bothell Police Department – the one which discourages parents from co-sleeping. While I totally understand why the enthusiasts of evolutionary parenting, attachment parenting, gentle parenting and others are so unhappy with this video, I would like to convince you there are positives of it, …

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Tolerance part1
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Tolerance, part 1

I was writing this post at midnight with brain full of thoughts, heart full of good will but mind so tired the post turned out not saying what I had meant. I am very sorry if it offended anyone, the purpose was opposite. I mean for mothers to become more assured in their decisions, more …

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10 tips for kids friendly restaurants
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10 tips for kids friendly restaurants

To all restaurant owners (who consider families as a part of their target market), Having families with children as customers is not easy. It can be stressful, demanding, messy and loud. There is another side to it though: going out to eat is sometimes a hassle for parents and not-at-all-fun time for kids. Why so …

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