5 Apr · admin · No Comments

Grandparents

Grandparents -Advice or no Advice? Are the grandparents being pushy or just trying to be helpful? Grandparents have a wealth of information under their belts and many love to share this information with you. Sometimes some grandparents can be a little over enthusiastic driving new parents nuts with their “helpful “suggestions. Are they being helpful …

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3 Dec · admin · No Comments

Language Development -4 to 7 months

  Your baby thrives on the interactions he/she has with you, so shower him/her with smiles and cuddles, and reply when she babbles to encourage her communication skills. Read together and name the objects in the book. You baby is never too young to talk to him. Keep talking to your baby. This is critical …

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8 Nov · admin · No Comments

Language Development

  “Mama” and “Dada” are music to your ears. While it will be many months before your child can master this milestone, it will not be our baby’s first when it comes to language development. Here are some significant stepping stones that will lead up to the day when your child will actually be able …

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19 Sep · admin · No Comments

Allergies

Does my child have an allergy? What is an allergy? When a baby has an allergic reaction, it’s the result of an inappropriate response by his immune system. Parents often do not realize that symptoms such as runny nose, rash, upset stomach, or crankiness can signal an allergy. The immune system is programmed to fight …

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30 Jul · admin · No Comments

Common Toddler Feeding Problems

1. Table Manners: It is never too early to instill good habits. Table manners can begin as soon as your child begins eating for instance teaching our child not to talk with food in his mouth is not only good manners but can prevent choking or gagging. How can you do this? Be patient because …

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18 May · admin · No Comments

Toddler Eating Habits

  Your toddler is more interested in discovering new things in his new world than he is in sitting down to eat. Sitting in his high chair is step one but now you have to get him to eat. Toddlers are a bit suspicious of new foods and may have one word for them “No” …

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30 Apr · admin · No Comments

Self- Care Skills From 3 Years to 5 Years

  Self- Care Skills From 3 Years to 5 Years After you have successfully taught your beautiful child all the self-care skills until he/she is in her fifth year, woops there he /she goes off on the school bus while you stand there waving and sobbing ( not letting him/her see) into your arm pit. …

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21 Apr · admin · No Comments

Toddler Self-care

  When does your child begin to develop self-care (doing things for him/her self)? Watching your young child become independent can be “bitter sweet” but it is a crucial part of every child’s personal and social development. The first stirrings of independence can start as early as 8 months old. Your baby will begin to …

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4 Apr · admin · No Comments

Potty Training – Ready-set-go!

Potty Training Ready-set-go! Start by maintaining a positive attitude and set your child up for success. Here are some steps to follow. 1. Place a potty chair in the bathroom or, initially where your child spends most of his/her time. You may have your child decorate the chair. Ask your child to sit on the chair …

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26 Mar · admin · No Comments

Potty Training

Potty Training How do I know when my child is ready? Here are some signs for being ready for the big potty training accomplishment for both you and your child.   1. Your child is walking and can sit for short periods of time 2. Is becoming generally more independent when it comes to completing …

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