How to wean a toddler from bottle feeding

Bottle feeding a baby is a time-consuming and stressful task. You must monitor your milk production, your baby's feeding schedule, and other factors. Once you start weaning your toddler from the bottle, it can be equally as stressful—but for very different reasons! Some mothers feel bad about denying their toddlers something they adore so much, while others worry that if a bottle isn't around at all times, their children won't get enough food or liquids. What if, then, I could prove to you that things don't have to be this way? That there are actually ways to help you through the process? Be consistent While consistency is important for all aspects of parenting, it's especially important when weaning a toddler from bottle feeding. While your child may be ready to make the transition, she might not want to let go of her beloved bottle—and that's okay! Be patient and don't give up hope if it takes your child a few days or weeks to adjust. The easiest

Once Upon A Time….

Do you know that it’s healthy to tell stories about your childhood days experiences aside from the traditional bedtime stories (Pinocchio, Rapunzel, Peter Pan, etc.) we tell or read our children before they go to sleep at night?

I discovered it as one of the very effective ways of instilling good values in their young minds as well as a way of informing them of our family history.  My experiences in the past when I was still a kid not only interest my children but it created more bonding relationship between me and my kids.

I did it not do it for the sake of generation comparison, for I enjoy reminiscing my childhood days too. At first, I thought they will not be interested, but to my surprise, they were the ones asking me to tell them more about my past as a kid. 

As we all know, today’s generation has more sophisticated lifestyle. They were born on the era of the cyber age.  Their interest/life perception today and our interest/life perception of yesterday were miles apart.  

They do not know who is Pepe, Pilar and Bantay (My first reading book in my preschool years, (lol). They have not tasted the Nutriban (the nutritious bread given free in schools before).  How I got this big scar on my knee, when I fell from a guava tree. How our mothers will call us before if we need to get back in the house, it only takes one whistle or a shout at the top of her voice for us to hear, because there were no cell phones yet during those times. We do not go far in playing outside, so that we could hear if mother or father is calling us.  I also tell them stories about our parents’ way of discipline, house rules, our do’s and don’ts.  Well, these are only some of my stories I tell them. 

My children are now 21 and 11 years of age, old enough for bedtime stories, yet there are times that they still ask me to tell more J


  1. ako din I always tell my son na nung araw ganyan ganyan ganyan bla bla blah kami ikaw naman heheheh

  2. it worked on my kids that's why i am happy hihi

  3. I always tell my eldest daughter what my life was during her age, it makes her ponder most of the times, how hard my life was. And that she is lucky that she has a MOM. visiting you from Bloggers Exchange

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  4. wow nice idea :D actually ako madalas mag story ng mga past experiences ko ehehhe pero not during bedtime basta maisipan lang :))

    salamat sa dalaw and thanks for your follower too!

  5. My little girl will not understand pa if i tell her my life when i was young but pretty sure i will share it to her .. Ibang iba eh heheh ... nagka doll ata ako eh grade 6 na samantalang sya eh wla pang 1 year old ...
    She's not fond of me reading books to her but she likes na she will be the one to read book for me eh hindi p naman marunong, lol.

  6. will try this ate joy. thanks for sharing! my daughter is still a toddler. perhaps she will enjoy this later. :D

  7. enjoy every moment with your daughter :)

  8. same here, kuntento na ako noon sa chinese garter ahaha

  9. thanks for following me too :)

  10. done visiting your blogs sis, followed you too :)

  11. basta pag pinapagalitan wag uungkatin yun "kami nung araw, blah, blah" lol


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