The Number One Way to Be a Better and More Productive Mom Today

We all want to be better, more productive, and more present. Our schedules are packed full. Work demands our time. Children demand our time. Everyone needs us, and they need us right now. The house is a wreck, carryout is on the table at dinner time, and we haven’t spent fifteen minutes of quality time…

How to Get Your Child to Take Medicine- Without Vomiting, Tears, or Fighting

Now that cold and flu season is upon us, let’s talk about how to get your child to take medicine. I frequently get calls from parents who say: My toddler won’t take medicine without throwing up. My toddler spits out medicine. How can I disguise the taste of medicine? How can I get a baby…

My Number One Trick for Getting My Toddler to Brush Her Teeth

Toddlers have almost zero control over their lives. We tell them when to eat, when to sleep, and even when to go to the potty (have you seen the potty watch?). It makes sense that they decide to draw the line in the sand somewhere, and that somewhere is tooth brushing (and often taking medication)….