Asking guests to take off their shoes before entering your home and to wash their hands before interacting with your child can be tiring.
Rather than always feeling like a gate keeper, try hanging some little signs that will tell them the house rules. Get creative!
Here are some of my ideas:
This isn't about offending guests. It is about keeping your child healthy.
Don't be afraid to come up with effective ways to share your child's needs with anyone who enters your home!
I learned a long time ago that my child's health and well-being are a lot more important to me than risking someone's hurt feelings. It's not personal - it's just what has to be done!
Read Marty’s many insightful articles about raising her daughter, Casey.