Entertainment & Activities
Read about ways you can entertain your children and activities you can do with them. Click on an article to read the full version.
This might seem like a question of our modern times, but people began asking it in the 1950s when TV became a household item in the US. Of course in those days children's programming was practically non-existent, so the question garnered little traction. Nowadays...
If your kid is a bit too curious or borderline pushy for a shot of their mommies or daddies tablet, phone or even smart watch then maybe it’s time to consider getting them one of their own!
Yep, that’s right you can get Smartwatches for kids now.
But we don’t mean go out and buy your young child the latest apple has to offer, instead consider a child friendly alternative!
At 1 year old, your child will start to develop a range of new skills and you will want to help provide them the opportunity to develop these skills. It is important to point out that not everyone grows at the same rate, so some children may begin showing these skills...
Every day when my two little girls get home from preschool they ask if they can watch their Kindles. Since we recently banned YouTube in our house (thanks Momo), if allowed, they’ll be binge on Netflix kids for an hour or so until it’s time for dinner. It’s one of their favorite pastimes, as well as mine, so I tend to have a harder time saying no than their mother. But I do say no. As often as I’m able. Why? Because I want them to do something else instead. Something I loved doing as a child. I want them to pretend.
So there are many moments in my life that I wish I could cherish forever. Some of those memories include holding my children for the first time, rocking them to sleep, or even helping them put their snow pants, jacket on to go outside. As much as I would like to stop time and keep them young, it just doesn’t work that way. Some children have a difficult time with transitioning to becoming more independent as they get bigger.
One of the best gifts you can give your children is helping them love to learn. Constant exploring and learning is a tool that will benefit them throughout life, and help them develop their own opinions, thoughts, and sense of self. With a few simple practices and routines, you can instil a love for learning in your child from an early age. Once the spark of curiosity is ignited, it can never be dulled.
Autism can be defined as a developmental disability that usually interferes on how a person communicates with others, how they feel, how they express themselves and how they behave socially, among others. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is sometimes associated with a need to have a constant routine in life, where rigidity is the norm and there is a longing for performing repetitive actions.
So I just want to start off by saying I am no expert, but I have been a parent for approximately 165 months now. So I do have some wisdom in this department. Some days I have this parenting thing down pat while other days I like to hide in the bathroom with my coffee while I regroup.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), commonly referred to as Autism, is a range of conditions that are often influenced by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Autism can be seen from an early age in toddlers, in fact, from 12 months onwards a child could start developing early signs of Autism.