Fun with Food! Fruit Kabobs!
March 7, 2016
While Donovan doesn’t need to be coaxed into eating more fruits, I find it super adorable watching him bounce around the house with his fruit kabobs. I use craft sticks instead of skewers because of safety concerns. I chose the jumbo sticks, but I am sure the regular ones would work, as well. My concern with […]
Teddy wears a diaper! Pre-Potty Training Readiness Tips
March 6, 2016
One day Donovan grabbed a diaper and insisted that his teddy wear it. It was so adorable. It got me to thinking about potty training, etc. Most children seem to be scared of the potty. I was determined early on that we were not going to have that problem. Here are a few things that […]
Stop the Tantrum – No yelling, bribing or distracting!
March 5, 2016
A lot of moms have told me (and I used to believe) that the ultimate way to stop a tantrum was to distract your child. I will admit that it does work. However, this technique does not teach your child anything about patience. It does not teach your child that what they are upset about matters […]
Music, Youtube, and Short Films for the Happy Toddler
March 3, 2016
While we limit all electronic entertainment for our son, we also find value in periodic entertainment. We also read to him several times a day (which he loves). But as a mom, I see zero harm in dance parties, animated songs that teach, and short films that calm. Here are a few of our family’s […]