Browsing All posts tagged under »advice«

Why dog ownership is good preparation for having children

December 28, 2011

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday where I don’t need to be an expert; I just need to know more than you. This week’s question comes from a good friend who writes: Dear IBMP, Is getting a dog good preparation for having kids? Yes, of course getting a dog is good preparation for […]

When your son thinks anywhere close to the potty is good enough

November 22, 2011

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Welcome to the eighth instalment of WTF Wednesday, where I have have a blog and that makes me qualified to answer your questions. Today’s question comes via Twitter from John Willey (@DaddysinCharge) at Daddy’s in Charge? and was seconded by Scott (@ThisDaddys_Blog) from This Daddy’s Blog who write: Dear IBMP, Is there a way to get your son […]

Surviving a department store tantrum

November 8, 2011

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Welcome to the sixth instalment of WTF Wednesday where the advice is totally free and worth every penny. Today’s question comes to us from ThinLine via the blog, who writes: Dear IBMP, Here’s my question: how do you handle it when your toddler decides to have a tantrum in the middle of a department store? […]

6 important considerations before you start to procreate

November 1, 2011

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  Welcome to the fifth instalment of WTF Wednesday where there are no stupid questions. I can’t make the same promise about the answers, however. Today’s question comes from an anonymous person, via one of the search engines, who writes: Dear IBMP, What are the things to be considered to be a parent? It’s great […]

How to stop your daughter from getting that piercing

October 25, 2011

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Welcome to the fourth instalment of WTF Wednesday where we’re questioning life’s most pressing answers. Today’s question comes from Totsymae (@totsymae) who writes: Dear IBMP, I have a 15 year old daughter, constantly asking to get piercings. I allowed an extra ear piercing. What’s the best way to dissuade her from that navel piercing she […]

It’s just not as cute when it’s someone else’s kid’s snot

October 18, 2011

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Welcome to the fourth instalment of WTF Wednesday where your parenting questions are sort of answered. Today’s question comes via Twitter from Kasia (@PolPrairieMama) who writes: Dear IBMP What do I do when dealing with a snotty sick kid who wants a hug? (Not your kid) Kasia, we’ve all been there: Dinner guests are over. […]