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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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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