A dog is a big commitment, and once you know you're ready, you need to pick a breed with the right temperament for a family with young kids. Here are some of their recommendations from dog breeders. … [Read more...] about Best dogs for young children
The time that your baby starts walking is also the time that they need your attention twice as much. Toddlers have active minds as well as active bodies, and they can really keep you busy. Although being with your child is never boring, there are ways to make it more enjoyable not just for your toddler but also for yourself. Below is a list of fun outdoor activities to do with … [Read more...] about Top 5 Fun Outdoor Activities to do with Your Toddler
Playdates can help toddlers develop social skills (and give moms a chance to meet and actually have adult conversation). But between happily playing with building blocks and sharing cookies, there will be the inevitable tantrum. How can moms deal with these meltdowns? … [Read more...] about How to deal with playdate tantrums
Many centers offer sports programs for toddlers, from swimming to taekwando to gymnastics. Sports can certainly help them build their muscles and coordination, but we need to consider that toddlers still have immature bodies and are prone to injuries. That's why it's important that the programs are really designed for toddlers, focusing on general play and movement. Here are … [Read more...] about Are toddlers ready to take up sports?
Toddlers have a hard time dealing with abrupt change, even if it's something as mundane as a new kind of food. No wonder a new baby in the family can turn their world upside down! 'Sometimes, what we interpret as sibling jealousy is really just being overwhelmed. Mommy and daddy are behaving differently, routines have changed, and there's a complete stranger too,' explains … [Read more...] about How to prepare your child for the new baby