Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/27/2014
You’ve probably heard it said before that young children learn with all of their senses. While there are plenty of types of play available to kids, many don’t engage all of those senses. Growing children need to take part in sensory experiences and should do so with greater sophistication as they age.
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/26/2014
Teething is a big part of growing up, but it’s also uncomfortable for some babies. (If you have one of those children who don’t mind teething, consider yourself lucky!) The constant, dull pain will slip them into fussiness more often and make tasks that were usually no problem a lot more difficult. As a parent, it’s frustrating to watch your child suffer, but it’s all a part of their development. Use these tips to help your baby get some relief.
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/25/2014
I'm sure you have come across potty training methods that promise to potty train your child in 3 days. But you wonder if such methods are just gimmicks. Same here! When I started potty training my daughter, she was such a hard case. I started looking into all of these methods, programs, and books. I was so desperate and wanted a quick fix. "Only 3 days!" I thought... that's awesome!
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/18/2014
With the holidays coming up, many of us will be taking trips to see our families. Whether or not you and the family are able to see grandma very often, you’ll want to make sure you’re fully prepared when the time comes.
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/15/2014
The growing teeth, hands, and feet of your toddler are probably beginning to find more ways to get in trouble. Although they may no longer be considered babies, toddlers can still sometimes forget that there are consequences to all their actions. Kicking and biting are some of those troublesome actions that are included in this description, and certainly some things that should be corrected. Here are some tips for handling your toddler’s kicking and biting:
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/12/2014
Is your toddler ready for the big kid potty? Yippee, diaper days are almost over! This time can be very exciting for a parent. It’s a big step, but it also can be a pain in the butt. If this is your first potty training rodeo, you’re going to need a little advice and help. I’ve been through this multiple-times and trust me there are days where you just want to scream! Don’t worry, those days will pass and once your child is potty trained, you will love the luxury of not having to change their diapers anymore! Here are five potty training tips for your toddler.
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/11/2014
As the holidays get closer, joy and excitement begin to overwhelm the children of the house. While they patiently wait for Christmas, Hanukkah, or another holiday that your family celebrates, there are plenty of fun holiday activities for them to keep busy. These activities are perfect to keep the holiday spirit alive and keep your children from becoming overly impatient:
Posted by Cindy Perry on 12/10/2014
Acid reflux (also known as gastro-esophageal reflux) is a very common issue in infants and babies under a year old. In fact, nearly 25% of all children experience it at one time or another. It includes some mild symptoms like spitting up and some serious symptoms, like restlessness, trouble sleeping, abdominal pain, and throat and mouth irritation.