"I do like a good bourbon every now and then. I've got a bottle of Pappy that I've been saving for a gathering of friends. But I find it difficult to sip bourbon while watching a sporting event or playing cards in a "game night"…"
"I normally drink wine, or straight vodka if I'm having hard stuff. Those are both low-calorie but not exactly cocktails. A lot of classics are pretty light though:
Scotch and soda
Vodka and fruit juice of choice
Good luck losing that…"
I'm a beer drinker, I like good beer and I like to try new beers. But I've also been trying to lose weight and cut back on everything, especially the carbs and the empty calories you get from beer.But I'll find myself out or at a party or other social setting were I want to have a drink and if I drink a six pack of Blue Point Toasted Lager over the course of an evening, that's 1,000+ calories.So I'm looking for ideas for a simple, low calorie cocktail to replace the beer and save some calories.…See More
"Sounds typical of a lot of what I experience when I work with kids today. They are so used to sitting and playing video games or whatever, that they dont adjust well to physical labor/exertion.
With my son I never really let him get started with…"
"We found an innovative solution. I told him if we go on the hike, there would be no complaining ... except by my right hand, who is a character in a lot of our play time (sort of a puppet, but I don't bother with a physical puppet), and…"
"Agreed. But this applies to everything you do with your kid. If you at any point cave to screaming and crying and throwing a fit... well now your kid learns that it's really just a matter of throwing a long and loud enough fit.
"My advice would be to not even treat it as a situation.
For most of human history, in most places, kids sleep in bed or on the floor with the parents, orin the same room.
My father slept in the same bed as his father until my dad was 12, with my…"
"I've seen some of this with my boys. One question is whether he is just verbally whining or physically dragging as well.
If he is just verbally complaining, then it may be a matter of teaching that there are times when it is appropriate…"
"Working with students for my entire professional career, I can assure you that co-sleeping or even same-room sleeping is not the healthiest setting for the developing child. Sleeping in the same room isn't a terrible thing, but it's not…"
"While I don't think co-sleeping will give you the rest you need. I see no problem with sleeping in the same room. Here is what we did.
Our son was in his stroller which had a param setting for the first few weeks. It let my…"