Monthly Archives: July 2015

WOW! Word™ of the Week: DEFINITELY

This week’s WOW! Word: definitely  Use the word in sentences, such as: This is definitely a fun playground! You definitely like those berries! We definitely had fun today. This is definitely my favorite shirt. Your blankie definitely smells good, doesn’t it?

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Ask Babs: Handling ‘Whine Time’

Q: How do I not let whining bother me? A: Close your ears? Sorry, I couldn’t resist that smart-alecky remark. Okay, let’s get down to some serious thinking on this frequently-asked-or-wish-we-had-asked query coming out of a real quandary nearly all … Continue reading

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WOW! Word™ of the Week: DELICIOUS

       

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Biting? What’s this all about? (Part 2)

Struggling with a biting child? Babsy B offers support and encouragement! Check out Part Two of Babsy B’s guest blog post on savingcommoncents.com. Learn about the toddler’s feelings behind being a biter or a Bite-e and how to handle either scenario … Continue reading

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Ask Babs: Easing my kids’ transition to a new school

Q: We’re moving this summer. Are there some tips to help make my child’s transfer to a new school easier? A: There sure are! Many factors––time of year, distance, reasons––can contribute to your child’s and your own feelings of anxiety. … Continue reading

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WOW! Word™ of the Week: POSSIBLE

       

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Peaceful Me

Babsy B Fuss-Fixer #2: Twinkly Peaceful Me   Sing this Babsy B Fuss-Fixer™ ditty to quiet your child when the fussies threaten to take over. Cuddle your child and use a softer and softer voice to where you are whispering … Continue reading

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WOW! Word™ of the Week: VISIT

Use the word in sentences, such as:

We will go to visit our friends.
Can we visit over lunch? Continue reading

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Teach Your Child to Count in Order Using This Fun Poem

  Let’s explore Jacks and More Jacks. This little book invites you and your child to count and compare some jacks in the “Jacks” game and six characters named Jack in nursery rhymes and fairy tales.Teaching Tip: Counting is a skill that’s learned over … Continue reading

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Ask Babs: When your toddler hits his newborn sis

Q: How should I respond when my 2-year-old tries to hit her newborn sister? Should I ignore it, or should I discipline her? A: Notice it and approve it. Your noticing it addresses everyone’s need for protection. You’ll approve it … Continue reading

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