Parents in today’s world are bombarded with difficult, trying decisions at every turn. Youth seem to be growing up at a faster pace in a world full of social media and instant gratification. We understand that one primary concern when parenting is attempting to raise children who will grow up to be self-sufficient, independent, intelligent, contributing members of the family and society at large.
Babies are born with barely enough control of their muscles to suck, and spend most of their childhood developing control over their muscles, also known as motor skills. People can learn new motor skills at any time of their lives, but young children learn more quickly and easily than they will learn later. Motor skills are divided into the categories gross and fine. Gross motor
Much of the world seems magical through the eyes of little children. The most magical thing to witness is a plant growing through its cycle into the spring month. Dr. Seuss’s birthday just passed and during this time many teachers struggle to create inspiring lessons around his books. The perfect book to combine with the newness of spring is The Lorax, and the perfect lesson
Craft projects are a wonderful outlet for budding artists. In addition to the fun you will have with your little one creating something unique and special, crafts give your child an opportunity to express themselves in a different way. Completing craft projects helps boost your child’s self esteem. Finally, craft projects are a great way to practice fine motor skills and develop bilateral coordination
Being on the road or in the air with little ones in tow may feel overwhelming, especially depending upon how far and for how long your journey will be. However, preparing ahead of time and having some handy games and snacks with you will go a long way in keeping little minds busy while stopping them from asking again and again, “Are we there
So, your maternity leave is at an end. It is time for you to return to work. Sure, separation anxiety is your biggest worry right now. It’s to be expected that you would be worried. Most babies going into daycare for the first time are from six to twelve months. That is typically the age babies are most likely to have anxiety when separated