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Mama Needs to Work: 15 Ways I Distract My Toddlers to Get Stuff Done

By Selena Mae |

A while back ago I shared a some ideas on how to keep toddlers busy. My editors and reader friends liked it so much, you/they asked me to do something more focused – ways that I distract my toddlers for longer periods of time during my workday.

So, for all of you mamas who work from home or out of the home or whatever it is you do, this is for you. We ALL need ways to distract our toddlers, aside from TV. Which I am a big fan of…but, all the time? I’m trying to avoid from turning them into complete zombies, so.

10 Ways I Distract My Toddlers To Get Sh*t Done, after the jump!

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Mom Needs to Work: 15 Ways I Distract My Toddlers to Get Stuff Done


Oh hells yes. I'm gonna put that right out there as numero uno. This retro classic starring the likes of Morgan Freeman and Bill Cosby captures both of my children into deep, transient like states. Where they occasionally jump up and sing and dance along. Bonus that it's not to that big purple dinosaur. Not gonna lie. I'll take the fact that they still call each-other stupid on old kids shows from the 70's over that PC dinosaur any day. Plus, Morgan Freeman. Bill Cosby.
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Selena Burgess is crafty, a culinary expert, and a professional wrangler of the toddler variety. When the chaos permits, she writes stories and is addicted to documenting everyday life. Selena is proud of her Anishinaabe roots, and is the type of woman you want to revel (or kvetch) in motherhood with. Read bio and latest posts → Read Selena's latest posts →

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