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Tue Jul 21, 2020, 03:46 PM

This dad really knows how to stop a crying baby right in her tracks-- amazing!

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Reply This dad really knows how to stop a crying baby right in her tracks-- amazing! (Original post)
ailsagirl Jul 2020 OP
intrepidity Jul 2020 #1
Mr.Bill Jul 2020 #9
MyOwnPeace Jul 2020 #2
ailsagirl Jul 2020 #5
MontanaMama Jul 2020 #3
ailsagirl Jul 2020 #6
Iliyah Jul 2020 #4
elleng Jul 2020 #7
Dan Jul 2020 #8
lark Jul 2020 #10
marble falls Jul 2020 #11
packman Jul 2020 #12
ailsagirl Jul 2020 #25
BobTheSubgenius Jul 2020 #13
robbob Jul 2020 #14
OxQQme Jul 2020 #15
colorado_ufo Jul 2020 #16
AllaN01Bear Jul 2020 #17
pazzyanne Jul 2020 #18
StarryNite Jul 2020 #19
Karadeniz Jul 2020 #20
mjvpi Jul 2020 #21
TlalocW Jul 2020 #22
tclambert Jul 2020 #23
Maraya1969 Jul 2020 #24
mysteryowl Jul 2020 #26

Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 03:49 PM

1. I'm going to try that on my barking dog

Nice!

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Response to intrepidity (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:13 PM

9. For a barking dog

put about ten or so pennies in an empty soda can. Just pick it up and shake it. They find the noise startling and unpleasant and my dogs stop barking immediately. With bigger dogs, toss the can to near where they are standing. Usually now all I have to do is pick the can up and they stop. I have two small dogs and it works on both of them very well.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 03:54 PM

2. Amazing!

And she is darling!

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 04:05 PM

5. I'm going to try it on my high-strung cat

The baby's face almost immediately took on an expression of great peace.

I know nothing about babies so this was a real eye-opener.


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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 03:58 PM

3. Sound therapy!

I wonder if the vibration of the sound helps to soothe this little one? It would make sense. I'm bookmarking it because it soothes me to see the peace on that babe's face.

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Response to MontanaMama (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 04:05 PM

6. Me too!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 04:02 PM

4. K & R!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 04:31 PM

7. Good lungs!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:05 PM

8. That baby has some big hands.... smile.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:17 PM

10. "He's a Magic Man"

Heart

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:24 PM

11. Not bad. Not bad at all.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:26 PM

12. Reminded me of a cat purring

It's been told the purring has a similar soothing effect.


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Response to packman (Reply #12)

Wed Jul 22, 2020, 02:06 PM

25. No lullaby can compete with the gentle sound of a cat's purring

Last edited Wed Jul 22, 2020, 08:39 PM - Edit history (1)

So relaxing-- almost magical...

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:39 PM

13. That was pretty impressive!

When my son was that small, and for a couple of years after, I'd either take his face gently in my hands, or put my lips near his ear, and whisper. I'd keep it up until it caught his attention more than whatever he was crying about, and he'd stop. Worked a treat.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:44 PM

14. I wonder if that will work when the teeth start coming in?

I mean, babies get cranky, but I would imagine teething is serious pain...

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:47 PM

15. Key of G

I have a frequency meter in my phone that I use to tune my guitar.
Both times he 'whispered' baby, it was G.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 05:54 PM

16. Tibetan Buddhist chant.

Om. Part of the Chenrezig mantra.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:01 PM

17. cute baby , cute dad . ohm myy. wonder if this would work on trumpers ?

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:10 PM

18. The magic touch for sure! nt

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:13 PM

19. Beautiful

"Om is one of the most simple and ancient mantras, or sound vibrations. Known as the sacred primordial sound, it is said in the yogic tradition that all sound is born from Om. Om is known as the original vibration of the universe."

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:23 PM

20. I love seeing a father being a great parent!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:48 PM

21. Could this be adopted by the WhiteHouse Press Corps?

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 06:49 PM

22. This is why you don't see any

Gyuto Monks with crying children.

TlalocW

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 09:25 PM

23. My son does something like that and it makes his baby girl giggle.

She's just about to hit six months old, and she already knows that daddy is a silly, silly man.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Tue Jul 21, 2020, 09:50 PM

24. It's the sounds of the universe. Or God.

That's why people chant it.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Jul 24, 2020, 10:01 PM

26. Dad Whisperer

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