Lisa tells a wonderful story about their hairbrushing-and-detangling breakthrough: Our daughter is 7 now but really it’s been probably 3-4 years that we’ve battled with the hairbrush. One of her priorities in life is to keep her straight hair long. Of course it needs to be brushed at least once a day which is no […]
Maggie’s simple recipe for homemade detangler: My 4-year-old daughter still has that fine, wispy, flyaway baby hair that is a nest of tangles when she wakes up in the morning. I bought a bottle of brand-name detangler a long time ago, but have been refilling the bottle with 1/2 regular conditioner and 1/2 water ever […]
via www.skiptomylou.org Cindy couldn't just stop at one great towel hack (linked in my post about how well the Turbie Twist towel wrap works for kids). She also made an adorable child's hooded towel out of a regular towel, a hand towel, and some rickrack. Go see! Related: Baby towels live on as hair-drying towels […]
via www.earnestparenting.com How did she do it? Amy details the long experiment in teaching her sons to hang up the bathroom towels. It's an interesting example of how design and functionality go hand-in-hand. In other words…make it easier to clean up and (most of the time) people are more likely to try.
Here's how Alison got her little guy to tip his head back during shower shampoo rinses: Whenever I rinsed the shampoo out of my 4 year-old's hair he would curl his chin down to his chest making all the soapy water run down his face and into his eyes. To get him to tilt his […]
Another distraction-while-grooming tip! From Stephanie: Cutting nails has ALWAYS been a struggle with my son (now 2). He absolutely hated it and I was always afraid of cutting him since he was squirming so much until I found…THE COMPUTER (insert any favored hands-free distraction here. — Ed.). I go to the Sesame Street website and […]