Nursery rhymes appeal to kids because they are simple, lyrical and rhyme. Use rymes like patty-cake and peas porridge hot and rub-dub-dub.
When going to the supermarket try to avoid items you don’t want the kids to have, like sweets and cookies.
A hungry, tired, off-schedule or starved-for-attention toddler is more likely to act up.
Use a cookie cutter to make interesting shaped sandwiches.
From: Lil’ Fingers Storybooks and Games
Remember the rule of three: your child can only really hold one thing in each hand; so will be more willing to share the third with others.
Told through the eyes of a new older brother, this simple story lays out all the good things about being an older sibling, in I’m a Big Brother.
Stimulate baby’s other senses of smell, touch & taste with variety of stimuli- Flowers to smell, velvet to touch & foods to taste
Diagnosis of an Autism takes two steps. The first step is developmental screening and surveillance during well-child doctor visits.
By 24 months your baby should say at least 50 words and use two-word phrases (“Doll mine,” “Daddy go”).
Self-feeding can begin at 6mos, as soon as baby can pick up bits of mashed potato or banana, well-cooked thin carrot slices or baby peas.
Infant-toddlers should remain in a rear facing car seat until they reach 1 year of age AND 20 pounds. Till infant-toddlers reach both of these milestones, they are not developmentally ready to be placed in a forward facing car seat.
Extend the after party fun by playing hide-and-seek with some of the gifts after guests leave. Give him easy clues to find them, such as “It’s in the room with the blue chair.”
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Kids have good and bad days. This book shows them a bit about how to deal with it in a fun story.
Bullying is a big problem that affects lots of kids. Being bullied can make kids feel scared, sad, worried, or embarrassed. The stress of dealing with bullies can even give kids a stomachache!
Have regular family meals. Children need routines. Knowing dinner is served at approximately the same time every night and that the entire family will be sitting down together is comforting, which also enhances appetite, and provides a perfect opportunity for your children to share what’s on their minds.
Symptoms of ADHD appear over the course of many months, often with symptoms of impulsiveness & hyperactivity preceding those of inattention.
Don’t Let Your Toddler Get Overtired. Tiredness is often the first reason for a tantrum.
Toddlers bite for a variety of reasons, including teething, inability to communicate and the desire for attention & typically stops by age 3
Infant-toddler car seats are used for toddlers, 12-24 months old and up to 40 lbs. Did you know 98% of car seats are installed incorrectly?
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! Dr. Seuss’s Book of Ridiculous Rhymes.
In this silly Bright and Early Book classic by Dr. Seuss, a young boy goes exploring in his house and finds an array of fun characters!