Transitioning your child from a crib to her big-girl toddler bed can be a bittersweet time. Between the excitement of reaching new milestones and the hint of sadness that comes with watching her grow up and get one step closer to independence, actually figuring out when she’s ready to make the big switch can be a bit confusing.
Working as a private childcare provider can be one of the most rewarding, fulfilling and exciting careers out there. Just like any other line of work, however, it does require someone whose temperament and personality is well-suited to working with and caring for children. While it isn’t necessarily a reflection on your character, these 10 signs could indicate that your nanny skills and habits have some room for improvement.
My baby is only happy in my arms. The minute I put her down she cries.” Exhausted new parents often wonder what to do. Should they let their babies cry? “No,” says a committee of prominent experts in mother-baby sleep. Crying babies should not be ignored.
The Akoma Co-operative Multipurpose Society The Shea Butter used in 'Bumfluff Nappy Balm' is produced by a women's co-operative who process nuts gathered from the karite tree grown in Northern Ghana. The Fairtrade premium received is helping members of the village of Pisi-Namogo, particularly the more vulnerable women, children and elderly, to rise out of poverty. Up to 150 tonnes of Organic Shea Butter is produced each year.
In an economy that’s struggling to rebound from a financial crisis, many families are finding themselves facing tight budgets. Paying for entertainment when you’re struggling to make ends meet usually isn’t an option.
While infant car seats certainly serve their purpose in keeping children safe and making transporting young babies to and from the car convenient and easy when they’re used properly, too often they’re used incorrectly and in ways they really weren’t designed for.
It's always best to prepare your own baby food as it ensures that it's as fresh as it can be, but sometimes if you have to go out and don't want to take lots of prepared things, then it certainly can't hurt to give your little one some organic baby food by any of these brands.
Desperate Parents fear for the lives of their children who cannot tolerate a new formula which was changed last year. Parents are calling for Neocate to change the recipe back. Doctors are warning some of the parents their kids may die if nourishment can not be kept down. Your help is needed to get this story out so that the Company do something before a child dies.
When a four-letter word falls out of your child’s mouth, figuring out how to stop the behavior before it becomes a habit is likely to be your first priority. And while you may not want to admit that day will ever come, unless your home happens to be a particularly sheltered one, chances are very good that the situation will one day arise. Small children often experiment with new words without realizing the social implications, while older kids can choose to assert their independence and rebellion against parental authority with profanity. These 10 tips can help you get a handle on swearing before foul language becomes a permanent part of your child’s vernacular.
As the parent of a girl you will have a lot of ups and downs in your life, maybe even more so than if you have a boy. Girls are more emotional for the most part just because they are girls and for no other reason. It is in their biological make-up. In saying that, are there certain things you need to know when raising a girl? Definitely! These 30 bloggers have put together some very good advice.
When your child approaches you with questions or fears regarding a tragic event that’s occurred, it’s not always easy to determine the best way to react. While it’s important to reassure them that every effort is being made to ensure their safety and provide them with comforting words, there are also some statements or questions that aren’t ideally suited to helping children process their grief, fears or anxiety. Learning what not to say to a child who’s just learning to manage their emotions during difficult times is just as important as knowing how to find the right words to say to them, as some comments carelessly tossed into the conversation will have more of a negative impact than things that you choose not to say.