A study from 2013 stated that "the use of lavender essential oil caused statistically significant reduction in daily use of acetaminophen..." in children who had received a tonsillectomy.
I compiled all the advice I was given and put it together for you.
Truth is, sometimes these mini vacations aren't an option, sometimes we need a way out during the thick of the moment.
I don't care if you are eight months old or thirty-two years old, you are going love the feel of a stay-in movie night!
Be reasonable with your choices. If you can't see yourself wanting to do it tomorrow, don't plan for it.
"The truth of the matter is that if it had not been for how bright those lights are, I don't know if I would have even remembered what the room looked like at all."
"She's going to be okay, don't worry your gramma is alright." I believed it because anything else was unacceptable.
"With two very hyperactive littles I can't risk opening a plain worksheet for fear they will..."
I didn't want to simply sit down and do it for her, or have her copy how I drew something, I wanted her to find her own path and expand on it!
I am sure there are several people out there that could tell you their versions of parenting hindsight 20/20. Well, this is mine. As a busy stay-at-home-mom to three young girls, I am forever looking at my past if only to learn from it. This could be a very long article, however I will keep it simple with my top five biggest lessons, learned the hard way of course.