It is never easy transitioning from one environment to another. But for toddlers, this transition a bigger deal and may affect them both emotionally and physically. The mere thought of new teachers, friends and classrooms can be daunting for them and not acceptable. As much as new beginnings are wonderful and you, as parents will be excited that your child is growing up, there are a few tips to keep in mind.
Exams done, schools closed and it SUMMER VACATION. As much as it is relieving to roam around lazily during summer, kids tend to grow bored after the initial few days of holidays. Here are a few fun summer activities for your kids this summer.
Every parent wishes to impart their child with a great education and healthy upbringing with strong values. Early learning helps children to be curious about the happenings around and instills confidence it them. It will also be advantageous as they will be performing even better when they go to school. Here are a few reasons as to why you should be sending your kid to a preschool.
Watching newspapers and reports about kidnapped, abused kids is absolutely terrifying and disturbing for everybody. This also raises the concerns of parents and instills fear. Considering how common this crime has become, it is very important for parents to teach their children about the differences between good touch and bad touch. Parenting starts at home. This blog will help you to educate your children about the differences and how they should react in such situations.
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