Of the million and one joys that being a parent of a toddler might bring you, toddler’s temper tantrums are probably nowhere near the top of the list. Or even the bottom. Or even part of that list altogether.
How many times have you found yourself in the same scenario? You’re about to sit down to dinner at a casual but intimate restaurant. The wine is flowing freely. You’re content. Your spouse is content. You’re about to tuck into your favorite meal when it begins. Two tables away. The whining. The bawling. The screaming. You wonder how to keep your toddler busy.
Traveling is, of course, one of the simplest and most rewarding pleasures in life. That is, if you’re not a kid. Maybe you’re visiting Napa Valley. Or the Grand Canyon. Or exploring Paris. Now imagine seeing it through the eyes of a seven year old. Not so romantic or breathtaking now, is it?
Disciplining your kid is never easy. You want to encourage them to express themselves. To vent their frustrations. But at the same time? They need boundaries as they need to know the value of rules. They need to know limits. And they need to know the consequences.
It’s hard to fathom just how hungry a kid can get. Oh sure, they need plenty of fuel for growing bodies and growing minds. And their appetites simply don’t wane after their third (or fourth!) snack. But did you ever suspect they could eat that much?
Whether you want it dipped, seasoned, rolled or simply as is, there’s no doubt that soft pretzels are a delicious treat that everybody loves! This month, you have all the right reasons to enjoy this tasty snack with the whole family. Why? Because it’s National Soft Pretzel Month!
The importance of adequate sleep for young children can’t be overemphasized. Sleep plays a significant role in a child’s physical and mental development. The length of sleep required may vary depending on a child’s age. However, if you have a toddler, it’s important to make sure they’re getting about 11 to 14 hours of sleep within a 24 hour period.
Now is the best time to encourage your child to channel their inner artist! Get the art materials and supplies ready because this March, we are celebrating National Crafts Month! National Crafts Month was created by the Craft and Hobby Association in 1994.
Reading is one of the most critical skills children learn at a young age. It’s not only because it’s something they need to be successful at school, but because it can benefit them in several different ways.
As a parent, it is imperative to pay special attention to your kids’ daily learning activities. Toddlers are always eager to learn something new, which makes them engage in lots of learning activities. Therefore, it is essential as a parent to help your kids on the kind of learning activities they should participate in. What are some creative learning activities for toddlers? There are lots of learning activities for toddlers that prepare them for kindergarten, elementary school and college. You don’t need to be a teacher in order to engage your child in various learning activities; all you need is to dedicate your time towards it. Below are some toddler activities to consider. Objects Line Tracing This is a common