How do you know your childs camp is SAFE? Have you asked the appropriate questions that would give you confidence in the camp? When we questioned friends and family members who were sending their kids to camp, most parents – with a slight blush and timid smile -reported that their main concerns were:
Summer is almost upon us which means fun in the sun. But it also means making sure we are keeping our children (and ourselves) protected from the sun. There are so many sunscreens out there and lots of information about what we should and shouldn't be buying. The Environmental Working Group is making it easier for us…
Little boys take longer to potty train than little girls, though doctors still aren’t entirely sure of the reason, reports the Baby Center website. This may make your job more difficult, but you can be sure that one day, your son will get the hang of it. Customize your approach to fit your son’s needs and interests. If he’s excited about using the potty, there’s a better chance that he’ll want to use it. This makes your job a great deal easier.
The Problem: Sitting on my friend’s porch this past weekend, I was thrilled my kids (ages 3.5 and 5) were playing outside soaking it up with a group of new kids. Since mine were the youngest of the bunch, I kept a safe distance until I saw a commotion. When I walked over to see…
Shyness is not always a bad thing. When it crosses over to a social phobia or anxiety, you might want to seek professional help. But simply being shy can be OK. It just may take shy people longer to feel comfortable with new people and new situations. Shy children tend to observe the scene before jumping in. Shyness is a personality trait, not a fault, says Dr. William Sears, author of more than 40 pediatric books.
To all the coaches, parents, and fans of little league, The season is upon us. Fields all over are filled with parents, fans, coaches, players, and umpires. It's an exciting time of year for boys and girls, the cold is finally turning warmer, the days are slowly becoming longer, school is almost out for summer,…
As mothers, we often teach our young children about Stranger Danger and how to deal with the creepy man down the street. We instruct them on how to react to the man in the car who offers them candy or what to say to the person on the other end of the phone asking if their mommy or daddy is home.
1. Pokemon, Bakugan, LEGOS, Ninetendo DS(Whatever it is) ROCK There will be something that your son is intensely interested in (obsessed with) that you could not care one flying leap about.
While the water proves an enticing playground to some children, others harbor a fear of water that makes the same shallow pool seem like a dangerous place for play. If your child is aquaphobic, or has a fear of water, you can help him overcome it. By both considering the reasons behind this fear, and dedicating yourself to the task of helping him overcome it, you can transform your water-shy kid into an aqua-loving little swimmer.
Ever wondered what’s it like inside the mind of a four-year-old? Here’s a typical day: 4:30 a.m.HmmIm half awake. It would be so much cozier in Mommy and Daddys bed – right smack between them where I can make my body seem almost twice as big, and Mommy and Daddy can pretty much kiss the rest of their sleep goodbye.