Is your child ready to be a "big kid" and use the toilet?
Or are you the one ready to be done with the diapers? If you're
planning to potty-train, be sure to take your child's age and
temperament into account. Some studies show that starting too
early can actually delay the process! Find out more here.
Most parents planning a birthday party are concerned about
how to keep 10 small people happily occupied for two hours. We
have some game ideas that will make all the difference.
Don't forget one simple but important pleasure with your
kids: Playing! Take a breather here and there to monitor your
child's playtime, and make sure there's plenty of unscheduled
time for them to just be a "kid."
Picky eaters may have certain standards of what they will and will not eat, but it turns out they're getting almost as much nutrition as other kids -- especially when you sneak it in at snack time.
My husband and I are considering preschool for our
four-year-old daughter. What sorts of things should we look
Are you and your family starting the process of potty
training with your little one and you are quite sure where to
start? Elizabeth Pantley has the answers for you, straight from
her new book
The No-Cry Potty Training Solution:
Gentle Ways to Help Your Child Say Good-Bye to
Start your toddler on a path to physical fitness with these five imaginative outdoor activities.
Have fun with your baby's early birthdays, and celebrate your way. She may not be able to say, "I want a princess-themed party," but you know she'll enjoy the sparkly wand and strawberry cake. And gosh, won't she look cute in a little princess dress.
Ever wonder how a camel poops? A fish? A raccoon? Your
child probably has. Taro Gomi scientifically compares and
contrasts how animals of all kinds eliminate waste in this
amusing and direct toilet-training book. You might be squeamish
about reading and looking at page after page of poop, but your
kids will be laughing out loud.