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Zingo! – Our first family game...

Over the past 5 years, I had wondered at what age would my kids need to be before we started playing card games and board games as a family.  With my older daughter (now 5-years-old), we had already started working on playing Crazy 8s, Hungry Hippos, and Candyland, but these were too advanced for our younger daughter (2.5-years-old). Unfortunately, if we play a game with the older sister, then the younger sister gets...

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By my estimation, when my two children (currently 4 and 2 years old) are done with car seats, I will have spent over $1500 on securing these little suckers into the back seats.  Recently, I purchased my 4 year old daughter a new convertible booster car seat, which will be the 5th car seat of her lifetime.  This latest car seat is the best and by the end of this post I will explain what I would have done differently...

How to Stop Your Kids from Splashing Water During ...

Warn your children that you have placed their towel at the base of the tub and that is the towel they are using, whether soaked or bone-dry.  We implemented it a few days ago and magically the splashing has stopped.

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As you might have read in the V-Day post, during my last yearly check-up I told my doctor that I thought I might have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is classified as a disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. My wife suggested that I speak with my doctor because there have been many nights where she would hear me gasping for breath and wondered if I would start breathing again. Initial...
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