Practical Parenting Tips Author:Vicki Lansky Here are just a few of the ideas in this book that parents have actually used to make life with young children easier: — Childproofing: keep a rubber badn around the toilet tissue roll to prevent waste and clogged toilets due to "flushing fascination"...drape a towel over the top of the bathroom door to keep children from shutting it tightly and... more » locking themselves in.
Tantrums: listen. Acknowledge the source of frustration....Whisper in your child's ear. The screaming may stop or turn into a giggle...disappear into another room. You'll feel better and the tantrum will lose steam.
Hair Care: Sit your child in a high chair to prevent "wandering." ... spread newspaper underneath...remove gum from hair with peanut butter. Work it into the hair and then comb out both gum and peanut butter.« less