2 Jun · admin · No Comments

How Does Hot Weather Affect my Baby or Child?

Hot weather can affect your baby or child because their bodies cannot adjust to changes to temperature as well as adults. Babies and children sweat less, reducing their bodies’ ability to cool down, and they generate more heat during exercise than adults. They are at risk of overheating and developing a heat-related illness. Heat can …

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23 May · admin · No Comments

Will Your Toddler be Jealous of a New Sibling?

Jealousy is the emotion most evident in a toddler who finds a new BABY in the house when mommy’s and daddy’s time is shifted from the toddler to the BABY. Here are some rules that may be helpful for you in preparing your toddler for the NEW “Intruder” lol DO NOT tell the older child …

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23 Mar · admin · No Comments

Stuck Inside with your Toddler or Young Child?

20 activites  Article by Julie Borm If you are stuck inside and can’t find something to keep your toddler or preschooler occupied besides Paw Patrol, here are a few ideas that don’t require a lot of money or creativity. Play grocery store: Find a few items around the house (spoons, book, socks, apples) and set …

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5 Mar · admin · No Comments

Taking your Toddler to a Restaurant

Your goal, when taking your toddler to a restaurant, is not so much enjoyment, but disaster mitigation!! A few days, prior to taking, your toddler to a restaurant, you may want to read him some books about eating in a restaurant and set some ground rules that your toddler will understand. You may want to, …

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29 Feb · admin · No Comments

Why Do Toddlers Run Away?

OMG my toddler bolted!!! Somebody, please stop her before she runs in the street!! I am sure this has happened to you at one time or another, or if not, it may. Toddlers love the feeling of being free to run around, if you are in a safe place where you can see your toddler, …

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19 Feb · admin · No Comments

Why Do Toddlers Throw Things?

“Wow”! “This is fun”! I can grasp this thing with my fingers, open up my fingers, and the “thing” will fall or I can lift my arm, throw and open my fingers, an 18 month to 3 years child may think. It takes fine motor skills to open and let go of an object. Your …

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11 Oct · admin · No Comments

Reasons Why Children Bite

There are many reasons why toddlers and infants bite, however it is still not known or understood why some children bite while others do not. Despite this there are six main reasons why your child or a child in your classroom resorts to biting. Exploration: Infants and toddlers are learning and growing which means putting everything …

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14 Aug · admin · No Comments

Moving With A Baby or Toddler

Moving is difficult for everybody, especially young children. To toddlers, moving is similar to having their entire world shaken. If possible, take your toddler and even your infant to visit the new location a few times before the move. You may be surprised at your toddler’s reaction. I could range from excited happiness to being …

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6 Jul · admin · No Comments

BENEFITS OF MUSIC FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meaning of words. Dancing to music helps children build motor skills while allowing them to practice self- expression. For children and adults, music helps strengthen memory skills. Infants and Music: Infants mimic sounds and start moving to the music as soon as …

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20 Jun · admin · No Comments

IS YOUR TODDLER READY FOR A BED?

Moving from a crib to his/her bed is a major milestone for a toddler. How do you insure your toddler will rest easy while you make the move? Here are a few do’s and don’ts to think about before you consider “the move” to a big boy/girl bed. Do wait until your child is developmentally …

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