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Is it a good idea to offer a toddler lots of choices?

Is it a good idea to offer a toddler lots of choices?

One of the first big questions of parenthood is, is it a good idea to offer a toddler lots of choices? The answer to that question is yes and no. So what do I mean by that? Well read on, because the answer is two fold and it getting it right is extremely important to both your peace and that of your toddler. Firstly, if you're a parent I'm sure you've been on the wrong end of your child's tantrum. All toddle...
posted: Apr 29, 2016  |  views: 5696  |  comments: 0
Toddler Won’t Sleep? Try….. YOGA!

Toddler Won’t Sleep? Try….. YOGA!

Bedtime can often be one of the most stressful times of the day for some families. Parents are exhausted and just want the night to end, while the children are ‘bouncing off the walls’, often overtired, overstimulated and likely on their second wind. So how do you get your youngsters focused on jumping INTO bed instead of jumping OFF the couch? One great way is to add a few short yoga poses to your bedtime r...
posted: Apr 29, 2015  |  views: 2166  |  comments: 0
7 Myths About Extended Rear Facing

7 Myths About Extended Rear Facing

I remember when my cousins were younger and my aunt told me that she was going to keep the youngest one rear facing for as long as possible and I asked her why, with judgment in my voice. Since I knew the law was 1 year and 20 pounds, I thought my aunt was crazy and overprotective for no reason. I just didn’t understand why she would do that to her son, it seemed mean and boring and it just made no sense to me. And...
posted: Jan 23, 2014  |  views: 1366  |  comments: 0



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