This is such a fun time of year, with fall festivities, Halloween, visits to the pumpkin patch and more! Let your little ones capture those special memories in a craft that can be treasured for years to come!
According to a new study in the January 2013 edition of the Pediatrics journal, playtime is absolutely essential for preschoolers. Apparently they aren't getting enough playtime outside or playtime at all!
Your preschooler ripped off the wrapping paper, peeked in the box, set the carefully chosen item aside and spend the next two hours playing with...you guessed it...the box. There are toys kids may enjoy more that the wrappings. Which of these will grab your child's attention?
Some of your preschooler's words may not mean what you think they mean. We've come to realize that parents need their own dictionary or thesaurus to decipher a preschooler's true meaning! To help out, we've pulled together common phrases in a 3– or 4-year-old's daily conversation and unlocked what each could means.
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:
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.
Horrifyingly, our children's innocence is a tempting target for all kinds of child predators. While every parent's nightmare is the pervert hiding in the bushes on our child's way to school, reality is that the most threatening predators are far more calculating and capable.
Toddlers and small children face a host of possible safety issues every time they enter a bathroom. Thinking about potential pitfalls of the bathroom from a small child's point of view helps to create a safe and enjoyable environment for the whole family.