Our homes are always safe and secure for our loved ones...right? As much as we'd like to believe this statement to be true, a good percent of the time, it isn't. How do you prevent fatal household accidents?
With so much commercialization of the holidays surrounding our kids, the season's real purpose can be easily lost in the shuffle. Here's how you can push that aside and show your tot the real "reason for the season."
Toddlers have a short attention span and a limited ability to understand a time line -- especially yours! Probably you've replied to the question "Is it Christmas yet?" at least 42 times since breakfast. Let this simple holiday countdown calendar answer for you!
Are you the parent of an adorable, but adamant toddler who's bent on asserting independence? You're more interesting in cooperation, respect and self-esteem. You can both get what you want when you learn ways to keep the peace with a 2-year-old.
Your child has been sick. You need to be at work. When can he return to daycare? Do siblings need to stay home? Since illnesses are transmitted differently, answer can vary. Find out for these common diseases (listed in alphabetical order:
On the premiere of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" Sunday night, it was revealed that Kourtney co-sleeps with her toddler, Mason (who is just adorable), while her baby daddy sleeps in another room. This is not so unusual, nor, do we think, such a crazy thing.
Your toddler hasn't shown any interest in playing with other children. In fact, you've noticed that he'd rather play quietly with his blocks in the corner than join in any group activities. Should you be concerned? Read on for the answer and a list of important milestones to watch for on the play front.
The "R" word. Well, that's progress. At least we are calling it the "R" word, suggesting the entire word should not be spoken aloud. Retard. Retarded. As in, "I'm so retarded." "What a retard." Bantered about without much forethought--by most. It hurts those of us who have children who are, in fact, mentally retarded.