Diaper Free:  Facts and FAQs
Sat, 6/06/09 – 22:05 | 47 Comments

Going diaper free with your baby is not as hard or bizarre as you might think.  In the Western world, we have been programmed to believe that babies need diapers, but in many parts of …

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How to have Optimistic Kids
Sun, 8/03/09 – 22:38 | 2 Comments
How to have Optimistic Kids

In his book, Learned Optimism:  How to Change Your Mind and Your Life, author Dr. Martin Seligman describes three important benefits that optimistic kids can enjoy:  better health, greater academic and extracurricular performance, and the …

Vancouver Swap Meets – March 2009
Sun, 1/03/09 – 23:19 | 8 Comments
Vancouver Swap Meets – March 2009

Any one who Jams with us here at the Dad Jam knows we are big Swap Meet fans.  If you are looking to get rid of your kid’s old stuff, make some cash, and have …

Thoughts on Potty Training
Sun, 22/02/09 – 22:00 | 10 Comments
Thoughts on Potty Training

Potty training a toddler is an exciting, yet daunting, task.  Ask 100 people how it went for their toddler, and you’ll get 100 different stories.  From those whose toddlers just magically got up and went …

Help! My kid is a picky eater!
Sun, 15/02/09 – 22:23 | 6 Comments
Help! My kid is a picky eater!

When Love Buns cooked rice with peas for dinner the other night, I was unsure how Smarty Pants would receive it.
You see, sentences like, “I don’t like that,” and, “I don’t want it!” can frequently …