About Dawn Papandrea-Khan

My name is Dawn Papandrea-Khan. I am a mother of 4 small children under the age of 5. I am also mom blogger for www.PainterMommy.com. I love writing about everyday life issues including parenting, organizational tips, inspiration, product reviews, and much more. I own 3 small businesses, a New York based Decorative Painting Business, an online Virtual Assistant Business, and a Graphic Design Business. I have a passion for many things, but I most enjoy being a mom! :)

Website: http://www.PainterMommy.com

Articles by Dawn

Dealing With a Child Who Is Lying

Dealing With a Child Who Is Lying

Today I had a very interesting incident with my almost 5 year old daughter.  I had sent her to go brush her teeth in my bathroom and she was in there for a few minutes and I heard her say “What is that smell in here?”  I thought maybe someone forgot to flush or something. When I went into the bathroom I caught my daughter sitting on the sink with a funny look on her face and then I was hit with... 

Tips on How to Get a Baby to Sleep through the Night

Tips on How to Get a Baby to Sleep through the Night

I want to start off by saying all babies are different so my suggestions may not work as easily for your baby than another baby. My baby is now 1 month old and he is not sleeping more than 2 hours at a time at night. In the beginning I was blaming it on the fact that he just had his nights and days mixed up, but now I am beginning to wonder. He is quite collicky and doing a lot of spitting up. My first... 

Stop Missing Kids Part II: Protect Your Child from Abduction

Stop Missing Kids Part II: Protect Your Child from Abduction

This past week, I was watching America’s Most Wanted on TV. I have always loved John Walsh, the host of the show because through his television program he has helped take down over 1,050 dangerous fugitives and bring home more than 50 missing children in the past 22 years. In 1981 John and his wife Eve’s 6 year old son Adam was abducted and murdered. And since that day, John has dedicated his life...