#10. Fresh vegetables are inedible but filthy playground mulch is delicious.
Your first birthday was emotional enough, and you were still a baby. At 2, you won't be a baby anymore.
Here's the thing: There is no truth to the saying, “Spare the rod spoil the child.”
#6. Potty training can take anywhere from three days to three years. Clear your schedule accordingly.
#3. You will yell, “Get your finger out of there,” “Don’t lick that,” and, “Get off of that” within 30 minutes of waking.
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#7. Create a small tread or "no-slip grip" on the bottom of your child's sock with puff paint.
As a kid, I was not a fan of chores. Now that I'm a parent, I’ve decided: Chores. Are. Awesome.
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We've taken the guesswork out of this exciting milestone. Mangia, baby!
#5. Tiny hands can do terrible things with yogurt.
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#7. "I am now a professional wiper." — Julianna W. Miner, Rants from Mommyland
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#3. Any quick and easy method is a farce.
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3. Different kids require different techniques.
One of the most common frantic calls I get is about a toddler who fell off a bed, a piece of playground equipment, a chair, or another high object.
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My biggest advice? Sitting still is not required.