Trimming Without the Trauma

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How can I make nail cutting easier?

Trimming Without the Trauma

To ease struggles during nail trimmings, I use a washable marker to draw a face and hair on each of my child's nails. Then, we pretend to be cutting each "person's" hair. We tell stories about who each finger is, and talk to them as they are getting their hair cut.



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