My kids had the worst cradle cap as babies. With my first babies (twin boys), I had no idea why my kid’s hair was matted down until my Mom came to visit. She told me that I needed to work on their cradle cap. I was too afraid to scrub their heads very hard so it was building into a very bad case. Their heads would even bleed if I scrubbed it to hard.
Do you remember thinking you couldn’t wait until you were out of school so you never had to do homework again? Then you become a parent and realize you have to go through the whole homework experience again. After the first few weeks of 3rd grade, I just wanted to figure out a way to get through our homework without tears.
I am not a doctor this is just our experience. If you suspect a problem please see your doctor.
“You must head immediately to the MUSC Children’s Emergency Room.”
There is nothing like that statement to completely flip your emotions out of control. It feels like you have been sucked down a tunnel and you can see the doctor speaking but you feel like hear what is her or she is saying because you are down in a black tunnel and are getting scared.
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I have 2 younger sisters. While growing up our fighting was intense in the house with 3 girls. We screamed, pulled hair, slammed doors and kicked all the time. Now I am super sorry for what we put my mom through because guess what!?!? My kids are now fighting and this past summer it got to a very annoying level. Siblings fighting can be a real problem and tough to stop.
I had prided myself that I was at least raising my kids to be nicer than my sisters and I were to each other (thank goodness we are all now the best of friends). This summer made me nervous, so I did what I normally do when I know that I am losing control. I went online looking for books on siblings fighting.
That is my go to word when I mess up. Hey, it could be worse right! 😉
I can’t tell you how many shirts I have thrown away because I accidentally left a sticker on their shirt and washed it. Why do schools and camps have to use stickers to remind us parents of spirit nights. I have forgotten name tags too.
Do you ever look over at your children during church service and see them completely disengaged? They are just doing their best to endure the torture we are supposedly putting them through. 🙂
My kids are good at sitting and being quiet but it is not the same as actually gaining anything from being there. It used to be that most times they weren’t even listening to a single word. I knew I needed to get my children engaged in church services.
My youngest is still in the nursery during services and if she has to come with us she can draw in a notebook. My twins are old enough to actually gain some knowledge from the readings and sermon if they were to open their ears and minds. Here is how I have been working to get the kids to actually listen a little.
“Mommy! I had a bad dream!”
This statement is always screamed at the top of their lungs at 2:45 am, right??
I am not a Mom that does well with less than 8 hours sleep. I don’t know how my some of my fellow Moms stay up late to watch shows or to work. There are also the super crazy ones that wake up early to “gasp!” workout!! You all are rock stars!
So when my daughter started waking in the middle of the night with bad dreams I had to run out and get all the books I could to read to her about why she shouldn’t be scared.
Is your kid obsessed with kid Youtube channels like mine is? She is watching them over and over and I am trying to figure out whether these are good or bad. I was looking for a guide to kid Youtube channels and couldn’t find anything online. What in the world are these things and why are all the kids just sitting mesmerized by what’s on the screen?
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Imagine being only 28 inches tall walking into a big room that has loud flushes and super loud hand dryers going off, over and over. Especially sitting on a toilet that may forcefully flush without warning! I can see why this makes most children anxious.
My little girl walks into the public restrooms with her hands over her ears before she even gets through the door. When she was really young the toilet flushed when she was sitting on it and it was months before she would go in a public toilet again. I asked some fellow Moms for solutions and of course they all had great solutions.
Expert Tips to Help Your Child to Play Independently
“Mommy, play with me!”.
I hear that over and over from my youngest. My daughter is 4 years old and wants to play dolls all day long. I am just not used to this because my boys are 8-year-old twins and have always played with each other. I didn’t realize how lucky I had it with them. Even though they were a ton of work they were never in need of a playmate.