The toddler years come with many milestones, one of the biggest of which is potty training. While every tot goes through this rite of passage, the switch from diapers to the toilet is often full of obstacles, from accidents to outright refusal. Learning how to make potty training easier means you can stop buying diapers and start celebrating success with your toddler.
Parenting today isn’t the same as it was twenty years ago. A new lexicon has evolved for parents today, who use words like “bumbo,” “boppy,” and “boba” in everyday speech. There are more parenting products available than ever before. You can find thousands of products to encourage your children to learn, sleep, grow and play. There’s information available around every turn, whether it’s an advertisement, comments on your Facebook feed or unwanted advice from a family member, friend or stranger. Parenting today is almost synonymous with “information overload!”
It’s finally here! Happy first day of spring! Is there anything better than breathing in the fresh spring air? Spring is also the perfect time to get out of the house to explore and get creative. Spring kids’ crafts are a natural extension of that time outdoors. Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get a little messy with these 10 perfect crafts to do to welcome spring.
Pizza is a family favorite, and it’s also the perfect way to get your kids in the kitchen. Pizzas are simple to make, versatile and allow for plenty of healthy ingredients. Follow our simple tips to learn how to make pizza as a family.
While all toys have evolved and changed over time with the introduction of new technologies, children’s toys are no exception. With all sorts of toy versions of cell phones and laptops, the choices for parents are almost overwhelming. But when it comes to selecting the best toys to support child brain growth, we believe many of the top toys return to the basics — in both material choice and level of technology.
Coloring is a favorite childhood activity from a young age. Even adults are getting in on the action with the latest craze of adult coloring books. But have you ever wondered how crayons are made as you color with your child or you do a bit of your own coloring?
Now that the holidays are here, it seems that we’re thinking about food almost non-stop. Between all cakes, cookies and figgy pudding, it’s hard to keep up that healthy diet you’ve worked so hard to maintain all throughout the year, especially when the leftovers start to pile up.
Being a parent is a full-time job. Between tired days full of juggling feedings, naps and doctor’s appointments, and restless nights spent figuring out how to put your newborn to sleep, a single day can feel like an eternity. The time and effort parenthood requires can leave new parents feeling particularly exhausted, which is why every bit of help counts. In years past, help and support for new parents came solely from friends and family. Today, technology can lend a big helping hand as well.