Have you ever heard of sensory activities for toddlers? They offer fun ways for kids to use their senses. They most often focus on touch, letting toddlers feel something that gives them a surprising sensation, such as sticky, gooey, soft, rough, wet or smooth.
Summertime is here. The sun is shining, the pool is calling and the kids are off school at last. Having the kids off school is always great — for a few weeks. But it doesn’t take long for the kids to get bored and start looking for something exciting to do.
When your newborn arrives, you may be eager to get back to your workout routine, to build up the muscle tone you lost during the time you carried your sweet baby. But you may be wondering how to fit in your workouts around your infant’s busy schedule of eating, playing and diaper changes. There’s no time to run to the gym or even pop in a workout DVD.
The time has come — kindergarten is just around the corner. Your child is about to enter the real world.
It seems like kids always need new clothes. If they don’t wear holes in the knees or stain their shirts, they outgrow them before you know it. Keeping the budget in check while keeping up with your child’s clothing needs is sometimes a challenge.
Families who drive with a baby on board know the importance of car safety, but figuring out which car seat to pick and knowing when to switch from a car seat to a booster can be tricky. While nearly all parents (96 percent) think their kids’ car safety seats are being used correctly, research has shown that 72 percent to 84 percent of child safety restraints are used incorrectly, according to Safe Ride 4 Kids.
When summer comes, your child doesn’t have to stop learning. They can take a break from school but still get an education at the same time when they go to summer camp.
Whether care is needed full or part-time, for certain times such as summer camp, Pre-K or before and after school, there are options for every child and situation. Knowing how to choose the right child care center for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. However, your search doesn’t have to be a stressful or worrisome experience if you have specific areas on which to focus.
For 50 years now, the world has celebrated International Children’s Book Day in April. The day, scheduled to coincide with celebrated Danish fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen’s birth month, is meant to celebrate reading and inspire kids to explore new books.
Many successful women and men struggle to find the right work-life balance. They want to put in their best effort at the office, chasing after promotions and helping their companies reach greater heights. But they’re also are devoted to their families and they worry about spending enough time with their kids when they have to be away from them for so long each day at the office.