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5 MUST- HAVES FOR FIRST STEPS

Once your baby takes his first steps, he is not going to stop! Here are some essentials to have on hand. Of all your baby’s firsts, his first steps are one of the most exciting. You’ll probably be able to anticipate the moment, as you’ll see your baby trying to balance and stand up straight. […]

Taking Care of Toddler Nails

It doesn’t take much time to get toddler nails trimmed and tidy, but it does take some know-how. Here’s how to master the munchkin manicure.   When your child was a newborn, clipping his teeny tiny nails could be a bit nerve-racking — for you, not for him. Now that he’s a sturdy toddler and […]

How many germs your child encounters each day

Each day your child becomes exposed to a host of germs from the time they wake up, to the time that they spend at school, until they go to sleep at night. Each day your child becomes exposed to a host of germs from the time they wake up, to the time that they spend […]

Toddler separation anxiety at night

Follow this sleep expert’s advice on how to deal with your toddler’s separation anxiety at bedtime. Separation anxiety is a developmental stage that almost all toddlers go through. It’s not only in the morning when you leave for work or drop her off at crèche that your toddler will be affected by separation anxiety. Often […]

5 MUST- HAVES FOR FIRST STEPS

Once your baby takes his first steps, he is not going to stop! Here are some essentials to have on hand. Of all your baby’s firsts, his first steps are one of the most exciting. You’ll probably be able to anticipate the moment, as you’ll see your baby trying to balance and stand up straight. […]

Helping to Encourage Sharing Amongst Toddlers

I know a sweet, delightful three-year-old who is very generous for her age…unless one of the other kids in her play group wants to play with the kitchen set. She’s been known to throw herself bodily across the play kitchen just to keep another child from playing with it. Why would this sweet child act […]

Burn Prevention and Safety for Toddlers

Burns are painful, and they damage your toddler’s skin. Burns are painful, and they damage your toddler’s skin. Here’s what you can do to help prevent them: Keep the handles of hot pots and pans turned toward the inside of the stovetop at all times, even when you think your child’s not around. Cover or […]

Stomach Pain and Toddler Tummy Aches

Although tummy aches are a common complaint in children – the reason for five to 10 percent of all visits to a doctor or emergency facility – they seldom turn out to be a cause for serious concern. Most of the time tummy pains are caused by a viral infection and disappear in a couple […]

A Balanced Vegetarian Diet for Toddlers

If your family is vegetarian, you need to be careful to serve balanced meals. Toddlers need lots of nutrients for their busy, growing bodies, and unless you take special precautions, your child may not get enough of the following:   Minerals B vitamins Iron Calcium (in the case of a vegan diet) Egg yolks and […]

Toddler Discipline: Being Consistent

If Mom & Dad haven’t already had a heart-to-heart about discipline, now’s the time. You may be surprised to discover that your views are quite different, and the one thing your child needs most right now is consistency. Naturally, you each had different experiences in your own childhood that will shape your approach to discipline, […]

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