All kids are creative. Just observe their wonder in playing with sand or old boxes or pots and pans. Some latest toys, no matter how colorful and fancy, attempt to be too much and do too much. Yet, give kids just basic craft supplies and they discover, all by themselves, an endless joy of creating something new out of almost nothing. Creativity is such an important pleasure for children and for all of us.
Celebrations and Traditions
What will your kids be this year? Halloween fever starts as soon as the first pumpkin appears. The children will jump up and down in anticipation. Be a wizard and make a costume! That's how memories are made.
Children can be both excited and bored when at a restaurant. With a good game plan, you can help your children learn how to behave appropriately in a restaurant so that you can all enjoy the experience.
Parents are often looking for a healthy alternative to the standard, sugary, preservative-filled birthday cake for their baby's introduction to the wonderful traditions of birthdays. We've heard from parents looking for ways to buy an egg-free cake, to those seeking recipes for "healthy" cakes.
Taking a road trip with a baby is definitely a challenge. Whether you're excited about it, stressed about it, or a combination of both, there are some basic suggestions that can help you make the trip successful and fun!
The holiday season can be stressful if we try to do too much, but throw in a couple of toddlers and things can become overwhelming quickly, not to mention stressful for your kids! Here are some toddler tips to help make your holiday season more enjoyable for the entire family.
You may not be sure what kind of toys, or how many, you baby should have. It's likely that you hear conflicting advice that runs from one extreme to another! It's either: "Don't give your baby toys -- he'll be spoiled," to "Give your baby lots of toys -- they develop his brain." So...which is it?
But what if your appreciation this Thanksgiving took on a new look? What if the blessings you count this year included situations that aren't usually regarded as helpful, useful or valuable? Consider the following.
With a million toys on the market today, it is tough to pick out the best combination of fun and learning. Every toy should be fun, safe, and help the child develop and exercise some skill. When faced with so many choices...
A baby's first birthday is a memorable event filled with fun and joy for family and friends. The growth and development of a young child happens so fast, so take special thought and planning for such a major event to make it memorable for years to come.