Tag: Toddler

3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT  TODDLERS

3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODDLERS

Inside: Why do toddlers throw tantrums? How do I deal with my toddler not sharing? How to manage toddlers and challenging behaviors? How do I improve my relationship with my toddler? Bonus: Free 1-page refrigerator sheet about your toddler, and exact words to use when […]

5 tips when making taste safe, no-cook play dough at home (Homemade play dough recipe with video tutorial!)

5 tips when making taste safe, no-cook play dough at home (Homemade play dough recipe with video tutorial!)

Ever since I learned how to make play dough at home, I no longer purchase play dough from the stores anymore. When my kids played with the homemade playdough I made, I feel assured knowing that the playdough is made from taste-safe ingredients. Even if […]

10 things to say to your child instead of “Stop Crying!”

10 things to say to your child instead of “Stop Crying!”

What’s the first thing you say when your child is crying? I used to yell “Stop crying! No crying! Stop NOW!” Then I realized, not only is yelling not helping the situation, my child is robbed of the opportunities to learn to communicate and regulate […]

11 stress-free ways to encourage children to clean up

11 stress-free ways to encourage children to clean up

It is frustrating when children refuse to clean up their toys and books after playing or reading. Involving your children in the cleaning up helps them to value their possessions, learn about natural consequences, and teaches them to be responsible. Here are some fun ways […]

Easy DIY Pretend Play Ice Cream Shop

Easy DIY Pretend Play Ice Cream Shop

This ice cream shop dramatic pretend play setup is a hit with my children! They love imaginative play and are stoked to have their very own ice cream cart! Which child doesn’t like ice cream? Children will love to role play as an ice cream […]