girlNails 22YD

Break Them.

Break your bad habits, else your children will suffer. When I learned I was going to be a father, at age 17, I decided I should break some bad habits: Eating nothing but junk, sleeping the entire day away, some very typical teenage habits. Over the next couple of years, I’ve learned how to motivate…

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“Everything was Perfect.”

Recently, I posted an entry on Getting Over the Fear of Shots. Well, the other day, my son took his trip to the doctor to receive his physical and vaccinations. I received this message, from his mother: “He had his finger pricked for his physical and he got 3 shots. He hardly cried at all.…

22YD Children and shots

Getting Over the Fear of Shots

Preparing a child for getting stuck with a needle isn’t an easy feat. I’m currently going through this, as my son will be having vaccinations soon. I was talking to the little guy’s mother, over the phone, and she mentioned him getting shots. Well, he was near the phone, and immediately went into panic mode.…

22YD vaccine shot

Necessary Vaccines

My son – just turning 4 – will be needing vaccinations soon. He’s not very excited to be pricked with needles but receiving vaccines are a necessary pain each child and parent must go through. Unfortunately, parents must endure witnessing their children go through pain to provide better health for their little ones. Here is…

Tasty Cough Medicine?

My son has had a rough cough for 4 days now and his mom is at the store right now looking for some cough medicine. We’ve been battling to get him to take his regular “Cherry Flavor,” syrup; to no avail, of course. I KNOW I’m not the only parent who has this problem. I’ve…

Stop When You’re Full

Last night, I mentioned to my little man that we shouldn’t continue to eat when we’re full. My sister corrected me by mentioning we should actually stop before we’re full. This morning, it’s just me and my guy and I got him cereal while we were watching cartoons. After he ate all of his cereal,…