Tag: bedtime

I Had to Confront My 2-Year-Old About His Inflated Ego

It is truly a marvel to watch my 2-year-old son develop. Physically, he’s growing as you would expect a healthy child to. Not too long ago, all he could do was turnover. Then, overnight it seemed, he was crawling, climbing himself up with the aid of furniture, walking and running. Cognitively, he’s a superstar. He’s... Read more »

Bedtime Gets Longer and Longer Every Night

I remember back in the good old days when putting the baby down for the night was quick work. I’d bend down at a disc-herniating 120 degrees and lie him in his crib. “Well uh, take it easy I guess,” I would say, leave his room and then allow my wife to wake up with... Read more »

Reading to My Kids is Excruciating

There are literally 300,000 things I’d rather be doing than reading to my children. The shortlist would be: Anything else Anything else Seeing how much cuticle I can remove without a nail scissors Watching chiropractic videos on You Tube Anything else Obviously I want my kids to enjoy reading (can’t you tell?). I was an... Read more »
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