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Nicholas Eveleigh

diaper bag list

Nicholas Eveleigh

toy bin

Nicholas Eveleigh

  • Always running late? Set a timer to ring 10 minutes before you need to leave.
  • Laminate a list of must-haves for the diaper bag. Scan it every time you leave the house so you don't forget anything.
  • Institute a two-minute rule: If a task can be accomplished in two minutes or less, do it then and there. Things always take less time at the moment.
  • Label toy bins with photos of the items that belong inside to encourage your child to help with cleanup. You can add words as well to foster reading skills.

Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the January 2008 issue of American Baby magazine.

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