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SFP 24: How do I prepare for my first baby?

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Preparing for your first baby can be overwhelming. Today I discuss how I suggest you spend time preparing during pregnancy, including some of my favorite books. Show Links/Notes: The Best 5 Books to Read Before a Baby

SFP 23: How does toy minimalism work with different aged siblings?

SFP 23: How does toy minimalism work with different aged siblings?

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In today's episode we discuss how to maintain a minimalist play space when you have children of various ages. Show Notes/Links: Video Tour of our Minimalist Playroom The 25 Best Toys Get the Toy Detox

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Our Minimalist Playroom [Video Tour]

When it comes to toys, less is more. I am a firm believer that kids create more, play better and are happier when they have a clutter-free play space. In this video I am giving you a tour of our minimalist play space. A great deal of thought went into the design and toy selection ...

How much should I push my kid to succeed?

SFP 22: How much should I push my kid to succeed?

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In today's episode I respond to a question about how much we should push our kids to be successful. I explain that parents should provide support when teaching new skills, but kids might actually benefit when parents "disappear" and give them opportunity to persevere on their own. SHOW NOTES/LINKS: Get the Toy Detox

Should I encourage my kid to be friendly to strangers?

SFP 21: Should I encourage my kid to be friendly to strangers?

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In today's episode we are discussing how to handle the "stranger danger" talk with your children. I am not a fan of putting fear and anxiety into children. I think you can educate them and prepare them for life without scaring them. It's important that children have opportunities to practice socializing with new adults, but at the same ...

How do I cut out the bottles?

SFP 20: How do I cut out the bottles?

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It can be difficult to wean a baby off of a bottle. In this episode I discuss the transition from formula/breastmilk to cow's milk. I also explain the attachment to the bottle and why this process is so difficult. I also discuss things to keep in mind when making the switch from bottles to cups. Show ...