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Practical Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad

My dad is a spitting image of Tim Allen – Tim Allen from Tool Time, hows that for dating myself? Was the name of the show Tool Time or was that just the show on the show? Either way, my Dad is that character, although Im not sure he would look as much like him, if their personalities didnt seem so spot on. When I asked my Dad if he knew what celebrity I thought he looked like, he said Pierce Brosnan (hes going to kill me for saying that). But hes kind of right, sort of, hes a Pierce/Tim hybrid, with all “Tim the Tool Time” personality.

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Night Frights: 10 Ways to Help Kids With Nightmares

What do you do when your little one has scary dreams? There are two issues to examine when trying to help a child who’s suffering from nightmares: What to do during the nightmare, or just after the child awakens from one What to do in the child’s daily life, before and after sleeptime, to help keep the bad dreams away. Another way to say this is: there’s crisis management and then there’s crisis prevention. First, let’s talk about how to manage a child’s nightmare in the moment. 1. First, what NOT to do.