Griffin turned 3 last month and there was still no sign of potty training readiness. To be fair, he was born with a genetic disposition to low muscle tone, so we expect him to reach physical milestones a little later than other kids his age. However, this doesn't seem to be about physical ability, but rather about willingness. He is stubborn. He doesn't want to use the potty. I introduced him to the potty when he was 2. He didn't want to go near it. I bought him fun underwear. He wasn't … [Read more...] about A Potty Training Breakthrough!
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I love the personal touch that goes with a handmade gift, and I like teaching my children the value of creating and giving to others. We decided to make several gifts this year, and here are some of the results, and a short tutorial for a DIY message board. Here is the short version of How to Make a Ribbon Message Board... Get a sturdy piece of cardboard, plywood or particle board (this is what I used) and cut it into the size you want. I chose 12" x 18". Next, wrap the board with quilt … [Read more...] about How to make a message board, and other Crafts