blueberryfields
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How can I stop my toddler from playing with electrical outlets and plugs?
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There are two general strategies I know of: Out of sight, out of mind Try to make the outlets and power-bars inaccessible. Move them out of sight, use coverlets to prevent the sockets from being ...

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What are some do's and dont's for an effective bedtime ritual?
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Include time off as part of bedtime One of the most effective tools my parents used with us when growing up, especially as we were entering the teenage years, was a 30 minute "self time" or "...

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Is it ok to pick up my 11-month-old baby with one hand by the shoulder?
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The answer here depends on what you mean. In the literal sense - if you are holding on to just the one hand, then no, it's not a great idea to do that. If you're going to pick them up by the limbs, ...

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How old should a child be before getting their first cell phone?
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Ideally, when they are old enough to raise enough money, on their own, for buying the phone and paying of the monthly plans. This will change with the child's lifestyle and community though. A ...

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