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
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2009 – 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 …

Thoughts on Potty Training
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2009 – 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 …

Using Misdirection with Kids and Babies
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 22:33 | 8 Comments
Using Misdirection with Kids and Babies

I have always been fascinated by magic, and enjoy learning and performing it.  I recently discovered how to apply one of the key principles of magic to parenting.  It is the principle of misdirection.  I …

Keeping your cat active when you have kids
Wednesday, 17 Dec, 2008 – 20:42 | 2 Comments
Keeping your cat active when you have kids

I’m not going to lie to you.  I don’t play with our cat a lot.  I am a better father to my kids than to my cat.  I’m not happy about neglecting my cat from …