WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? In a nutshell, mindfulness is our ability to be fully present in this moment, in the “now.” WHY SHOULD CHILDREN PRACTICE MINDFULNESS? There is a lot of research which shows that mindfulness can help with regulating emotions, focus and decision-making. When your child learns how to recognize and address emotions, there will be…… Continue reading Creative Mindfulness Activities to Stop Tantrums and Improve Sleep
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POTTY LEARNING vs. POTTY TRAINING I’ve noticed that most parents care a lot about their children learning how to use a potty and they want them to do it quickly. I suppose part of the reason is financial – diapers cost a lot over time. Changing dirty diapers is also not something fun for adults,…… Continue reading Potty LEARNING vs. Potty TRAINING
Usually, at around 3-4 months of age, your baby will start teething and putting everything in the mouth. Given the amount of time a baby spends doing this, it is imperative to have eco-friendly, organic objects to chew on. So, when offering teethers, look for ones that don’t leach toxic, harmful chemicals into your baby’s mouth. From…… Continue reading 12 Safest Teething Toys
Your children might not remember who feed them, but they will remember who plays with them – the person who consistently spends focused, uninterrupted time with them. This is one of the many reasons why parent involvement in child development is so important. But playing with children does not always come naturally to adults. The…… Continue reading Time Management and Goal Setting for Busy Moms and Dads!
HOW TO FIND A FEW MINUTES TO YOURSELF – OR DRINK A CUP OF COFFEE WITHOUT BEING INTERRUPTED Sometimes during the day you probably need at least a few minutes to yourself. When I really need a bit of quiet time (to drink my hot chocolate or just think for a minute), I ask Adèle…… Continue reading 3 Easy Preschooler Activities for When You Need Time to Yourself