Co-sleeping has always been a controversial subject but a new campaign by the city of Milwaukee against co-sleeping has people talking.
Various factors bring tantrums on, and if you can identify the trigger, then you can help your baby calm down and perhaps even avoid the tantrum in the first place.
These tips can bring improvement not only in your child's sleep, but also in her daytime mood and last, but not least -- improvements in your own sleep and outlook as well.
After a newborn period of all-day napping, babies eventually settle into a regular two-nap-a-day routine. Sometime between the ages of 12 months and 24 months most toddler switch to one nap. How does your little signal readiness for just one nap?
The position of parent and baby during a diaper change is perfect for creating a bonding experience between you. You are leaning over your baby, and your face is at the perfect arms-length distance for engaging eye contact and communication. What's more, this golden opportunity presents itself many times during each day; no matter how busy you both get, you have a few moments of quiet connection. It's too valuable a ritual to treat it as simply maintenance.
Here's something that may really surprise you: As much as we may want our babies to sleep through the night, our own subconscious emotions sometimes hold us back from encouraging change in our babies' sleeping habits. You yourself may be the very obstacle preventing a change in a routine that disrupts your life. So let's figure out if anything is standing in your way.
Day-to-day expectations and responsibilities can create angry emotions in both parents and children. No matter how skilled you are at parenting, no matter how wonderful your children are, you cannot eliminate or avoid the unpleasant situations that occur in all families.
by Elizabeth Pantley
Children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom and self-control. It is not a sign that a child is hateful or mean. Kids are human beings and human beings will get angry; we can't prevent that. What we can do is teach our children how to handle their frustration and anger in appropriate ways. If your child uses these physical acts to express her feelings, use some of the following tips to change her behavior.
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.
Whether you're on the phone, busy on your computer, or talking to another adult, it can be frustrating when your children constantly interrupt you. What's surprising to learn is that they do it because they always get a response from you when they do!