Parenting Tips and Ideas

6 Things To Say When Your Kids Cry

6 Things To Say When Your Kids Cry

It’s no secret that hearing our kids cry makes us uncomfortable 😩⁠⁠We all know that a baby's way to communicate is by crying, yet we can’t help but look at it as if it’s something that needs to be ‘fixed’. 🤔 Once an infant becomes a walking and talking toddler, we sometimes expect them to process emotions the way we do, rather than the way they have always done; through crying.⁠⁠The next time you’re faced with a crying toddler, try to take a moment to make sure you are calm. 😌⁠ When you’re ready, try these 6 alternatives👇🏻:⁠   1️⃣...

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5 Parenting Tips For Moms

5 Parenting Tips For Moms

"Most mamas in today's culture think they are supposed to be busy doing so much for their children...What babies need more than anything is a present and self-aware mama who is gentle with herself and grounded" says Dr. Colleen Crowley👨🏻‍⚕️⁠ ⁠ There is no such thing as being the perfect mother, being a mom is one of the hardest titles to hold but one of the most rewarding. Trust your instincts and don’t judge yourself through social media. Do not be hard on yourself or get discouraged if you fail. If you fall down, get back up, and try something...

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5 Principles of Positive Parenting

5 Principles of Positive Parenting

⁠Positive parenting is the way to develop a strong, deep committed relationship between you and your children based on communication and mutual respect.📢⁠ 1️⃣ Communication Whenever your child misbehaves, ask yourself: What is this behavior telling me? Why might my child be struggling? Use this information to help your child make the connection between their emotions and behaviour. 2️⃣ Effort⁠ Emphasize your child’s effort and growth in all that they do. This helps them to see that success is not instantaneous and that their effort matters.⁠ ⁠ 3️⃣ Respect⁠ Giving your child respect means that you listen to them when...

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4 Great Tips for Introducing New Food

4 Great Tips for Introducing New Food

Feeding toddlers is a never ending challenge. It is perfectly normal if they don't seem to be interested in the new food right away as their taste preferences are still developing. It takes time for kids to learn to like new foods with flavours, tastes and textures. #1 If you don't succeed at the first try, keep trying!Introduce the new food prepared in a different way, at least once a week. #2 Serve the new food with a food they already love or is obsessed with!Seeing a favourite on the plate will make the new food less scary. #3 Offer...

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Chores for your toddlers

Chores for your toddlers

Young kids can learn a lot from doing household chores. Doing chores not only help them feel competent and responsible, it also send a message to your child that his contribution is important to the family.⁠⠀⁠⠀And yes, toddlers can do chores! Choose age-appropriate simple tasks that are within their ability, and make it extra fun with silly songs or funny voices.⁠⠀⁠⠀Here are some age-appropriate chores for toddlers: ⁠⠀⁠⠀1.Assisting with laundry⁠⠀Strengthen their fine and gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination by having them put their dirty clothes in the laundry hamper and folding small articles like socks and washcloths⁠⠀⁠⠀2. Putting the...

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