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I actually believe he does exist in a way similar to that depicted in the article, "Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus." So, when my daughter asked about it at five I said, "what do you think" she said, "I think he is real." Two weeks ago when she asked at six and said, "I don't know Mom" I responded by telling her the story of St. Nicholas and fessing ...
Creating Santa is about making magic. When kids finally figure out there is no Santa, you can explain that they are right, Mum and Dad were just making magic for them, and now that they have figured it out, they get to be like the grown-ups and help make magic for younger children. While saddened by the realization that there is no Santa, they will be ...
For us, we explain that Santa is all of us. That Santa is in fact still real, but not as a tangible human, more as an emotion or a motivation in us all. So parents fill the stockings - but not exclusively, since I fill my mother's stocking and she adds things to the ones I helped to fill. And we send "stocking extras" in parcels to be added to stockings when ...
In between colds, you might be able to use this method to teach your kids to blow effectively and reduce the amount of wiping & chafing overall. http://melissawiley.com/blog/2007/06/05/how-to-teach-a-toddler-to-blow-her-nose/ Finally, a children's reference librarian can recommend more books like the one I linked below, to help kids learn about nose ...
If the nose is already chafed, a tiny dab of cortisone cream stings at first but takes care of it in a hurry.
Try the product Boogie Wipes. These wipes have a saline solution so they break up snot and make it easier to wipe. They also have moisturizers to help prevent chaffing and chaping. Alternatively you could make your own using this tutorial. You can gently heat a wipe in the microwave so it is like a warm towel (make sure to test the temperature first). The ...
Is it a sensory problem? As in, do socks feel too tight to him? Maybe a pair of slip-on slippers or jandals might help. But as others say above, he should be able to let you know if he's cold.
As an adult who rarely wear socks without shoes I'd say either leave him and at three he'll let you know if it bothers him even if it's indirectly. So long as his body temperature is fine then there's unlikely to be any cause for concern.
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