“Why does Daddy have a stomachache?” Our toddler began to cry. “Daddy, I will help you,” she said. We were playing Chutes and Ladders, a gift from her 3rd birthday party earlier that week. Her daddy landed on square 49, in which a boy eats an armful of green apples. He had to slide all the way back down to square 11, […]
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When a child doesn’t reach a milestone “on time”, it can make parents anxious. Even though children develop at different rates, it can still be worrisome if your child doesn’t start speaking when most children do. For some children, speech therapy is appropriate and for others it’s simply a matter of your child not being ready […]
When decorating your living space, houseplants are a natural consideration. Their living greenery infuses life into your home and many plants help clean indoor air. However, if you have pets or small children, certain houseplants can be poisonous if ingested. Cats love grass-like plants, and dogs can pull entire plants up by their roots and gobble […]
As parents of preschoolers or one who spends time with them, you may be at a loss for how to deal with preschool temper tantrums. Using the following ideas may give you the tools you need to deal with temper tantrums effectively and have a better behaved child, too.
Potty training can be natural, easy, and peaceful. This article provides parents with the basic facts on potty training, plus how to get ready and some simple steps that can lead to potty training success.
If you ask the majority of people, they will tell you that they do not like to clean. Itís no wonder that kids arenít happy to do it either. But, itís never too late to teach your kids how to tidy up and have a bit of fun while they do it. Kids of all […]
The Importance of Setting Limits for Preschoolers As much as some moms and dads would like to think so, there simply arenít any perfect parents. And, try as you might like, itís nearly impossible to be a good parent without training and discipline. Limits are one form of discipline and itís helpful to know the […]
Whether you’re on the phone, busy on your computer, or talking to another adult, it can be frustrating when your children constantly interrupt you. What’s surprising to learn is that they do it because they always get a response from you when they do! They’ve learned that you are willing to stop what you’re doing […]