Terrible Twos

Diaper Changing in Public Places

Zen and the Art of Diaper Changing in Public Places

One of the brightest insights I’ve had during my recent two-week trip with the kids to Israel was that if you are not lucky enough to have toilet-trained kids at two years old, you have to master diaper changing in more… interesting and unfamiliar configurations. Until recently, a “number 2” diaper change was a relatively […]

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Terrible Twos

Top Three Reasons Why the Terrible Twos are Terrible!

They call this age the “Terrible Twos” and having two of this is like… I have a problem. I always look around at other parents, wondering how come they seem to know exactly what to do with their kids, so effortlessly, while I’m struggling to not go out of the house each morning looking like […]

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On strict and Consistent Schedules and Knowing When to Break Them

Some parents will disagree, but having a consistent schedule–and especially night time schedule–for the kids, is not only healthy for everybody, it also makes parenting so much easier. My late aunt Rachel was a sort of magician with children. Never having children of her own, she karmically compensated by working her entire life as a […]

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