Family mealtimes matter. They create cohesion and brings everyone closer together. They are the perfect opportunity to interact with each other, have healthy and debatable conversations as well as provide good food and snacks for your kids. Eating at the table together with the family, does not happen regularly now days. We tend to eat meals sitting on the couch watching TV. It has been proven that, having meals with your children will increase their bond and proximity with you, and also develop healthy eating habits.
Motivating children to read has always been a challenge. The foundation for learning and good communication is reading. The intimacy of reading a book to your kids is a pleasurable activity and will have a positive impact on him/her. Here are a few reasons why should be reading a story to your little one every day before tucking them to sleep.
Tantrums and meltdowns, especially in public can piss off even the most cool and patient parents. Between the ages of 1-7, nearly all the kids express their needs and anger by screaming, crying, kicking and throwing items. What you as a parent, need to understand and accept is, just because your kid has a major meltdown they are not brats. They are normal kids who are struggling to understand how to deal with the emotions. They are expressing their frustration in the only way they know – crying and screaming. But what are you supposed to do when you are out at a birthday party or a friends place and they have a tantrum?
Toddlers and kids often get hungry. However, most of the packaged snacks are extremely unhealthy and are full of added sugars and preservatives. Snacks time is a great opportunity for you to sneak some nutrients into your child’s diet. Here are some healthy, delicious creative kids snack suggestions which are perfect to pack in school lunches or munch at home.
“Can I have a turn when you are done please?”
Doesn’t sound magical?
But it bring about amazing results in the middle of typical childhood squabbles.
Sharing and turn taking are things we value as adults, but they are extremely vague concept for kids. Most of the time, kids really only understand how they work when it comes to making sure they get their turns! Through their developmental lens, many preschoolers adhere to the philosophy that “What’s your is mine and what’s mine is mine.” This is why “He’s not sharing!” or “She took my toy!” is such a frequent complaint at preschools and play dates.
What do toddlers need to learn?
Have you ever asked yourself this question? Toddlers are ALWAYS learning! When they are playing they are learning! When they are interacting with friends or even watching adults, they are learning! As parents you want to help your kid be successful! It is hard to know when to start guiding kids and expecting more of them too. Here are 5 skills which Continue reading
Starting a preschool is a big step in a child’s life and parents play a very important role in preparing them. In order to reduce their sad thoughts and crying, you must make sure that they are happy with this transition. Here, we have listed simple things that can help Continue reading
Often children have problem sharing, especially when they are really young. It is extremely important to inculcate the habit of sharing. The best way to even start teaching them is to connect with them. You cannot force them to share, you must make them want Continue reading
The toddler age is a really delicate time for children. It is when the begin to slowly grasp and understand the world around them. Raising your child at that age is a tricky thing to master, with each parent having their own ways of doing so. Here are a few must do’s that can help new parents raise their child better.
Young parents can never be too sure about choosing the right kind of toys that can help their child remain entertained and learn something at the same time. With the plethora of options available in varying sizes, shapes, colours and costs, the choice only gets tougher. But what some people never realise is that, all you need, is readily available at home. With the exception of the general favourite dolls and toy cars, here are some every home objects that can easily replace toys.