The best thing about raising children in the “good old days” was that there was a definite way of doing things. As Scary Mommy puts it, “There weren’t 2,365 parenting styles to choose from, and be judged by. Mother knows best. Don’t talk back. Just wait till I tell your father. Eat your Jell-O.” Why I […]
schedules for children
I really love using vintage schedules. They are so precise about the goals and the actions you take to get there. It’s a lot of fun! I have read the Babywise series, Gina Ford, and Tracy Hogg, but all of the advice they give is just vintage mid-century parenting advice, repackaged for a new audience! This is the vintage schedule for preschoolers that I am using for my youngest children.
It has been brought to my attention that I have not been posting my baby schedules! I intend to remedy that starting now. Baby #8 is 8 months old, a good transition time to start posting schedules for him again. So, although it has been a while, here is a little update on how I
Baby #8 is two months old already (heavens above, how time flies)! As we move through his first couple of years, I will continue posting about vintage baby care and schedules. For now, his schedule shifts a little bit each month. I have scooched him to a 4-hour feeding schedule, and next, we will be
Just the word schedule might make you cringe. After all, sometimes it feels like you just follow your toddler around all day cleaning up messes. In particular, if you follow attachment parenting or gentle discipline, you may have heard that a schedule will squash his spirit and make your days as stolid, regimented misery. But