Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child: The Importance of the Walk

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Mom holding child's hand: Why it was important to walk my strong willed child to the tree every day.

Do you need help parenting your strong willed child?

I was a strong willed child. My mom reminds me of this sometimes! That is good because if I hadn’t been stubborn or persistent or tenacious or whatever you want to call it, my own daughter would have run over me again and again.

Or perhaps  I would have let my daughter get away with bad behavior if I had not been so determined.  My daughter needed to learn some lessons: to obey, to persist, to follow through. Importantly, teaching obedience now  provided safety and set an important foundation for future self-control.

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NICU: 7 Extra Items You Need Now!

Don’t be without these Seven Extra Items if your newborn is in NICU!

After a not-so-normal delivery, my daughter and her husband welcomed Baby Sunshine into their lives! We all were excited but the baby started with an extra 14 days in the hospital fighting an infection.

My daughter needed a lot of extra care while her newborn was in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.) Her husband thought of some wonderful aids to help her through this time and although I hope you don’t ever need them, if you do, you’ll be glad you have them!

These also make a great GIFT BASKET for a friend who is in the hospital postpartum with her infant.

  1. Thera Pearl Hot/Cold wraps
  2. Flat panty line pads
  3. Ultra Soft toilet tissue
  4. Fragrance Free Sensitive Skin Baby Wipes or flushable personal wipes
  5. Prep H cream
  6. Sport events cushion cut to fit the toilet
  7. Fingernail clippers and/or emery board

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NICU: What you need NOW! and why

Don’t be without these Seven Extra Items if your newborn is in NICU! After a not-so-normal delivery, my daughter and her husband welcomed Baby Sunshine into their lives! We all were excited but the baby started with an extra 14 days in the hospital fighting an infection. My daughter needed a lot of extra care while her newborn was in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.) Her husband thought of some wonderful aids to help her through this time and although I hope you don’t ever need them, if you do, you’ll be glad you have them!

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