Children benefit greatly from routines!
A lot has been said about how children benefit from routines. Bedtime routines, for instance, can help parents get their kids ready for bed without any power struggles. After-school routines can be great for helping children finish schoolwork when they get home
It’s a modern concept but one that can greatly benefit you and your baby.
First-time (and even veteran) parents already know to expect sleepless nights while caring for a newborn, but have you ever heard of a baby schedule? It’s when you create a routine for you and your little one to follow every day at
What to do when your child suddenly becomes rude and defiant.
You’d think caring for a newborn is the hardest stage of parenting, but parents have often been warned of the “terrible twos” stage, a period in your child’s life that is associated with unruly behavior. And just when you think everything will
You want children to associate reading with pleasant feelings, so they want to keep doing it.
Apart from work, school, after-school, social commitments, medical appointments, and getting stuff sorted in and around the house, there is a myriad of other things that can put parents in an overwhelming place. We can get caught up in the busy-ness and
Research shows that it's important in establishing close-knit relationships within the family.
Your child is growing at an amazing pace and with all his skills (language, social, and motor skills) developing rapidly, it can get pretty overwhelming. As toddlers, you need to build the foundation of a routine — kids need a sense of
Remember, whatever is happening right now is the most important time for your child.
Time, and how everything else relates to it, is a concept kids 6 years old and below don't fully understand yet. The idea of “3 days away” or “at 5 ‘o’ clock” doesn’t really do much to help your preschooler understand how
We give you seven pieces of advice from stay-at-home moms who has experienced it all
Stay-at-home moms see red each time anyone tells them they're fortunate to get "to stay home all day" like they are just sitting on the sofa watching TV. And the question of what they do all day should never pass anyone's lips
Never be afraid to hug your child more. Here are four ways to make it a part of your daily routine
If we could, we would keep our children close to us forever (raise your hand if they still sleep in your room and they're 5 years old). And while at some point we need to let them go, there is one parenting
A predictable schedule will give your child security, stability, and a sense of independence
Playtime. Mealtime. Study time. Gadget time. Bedtime. When you consistently break your child’s day into these little pockets of events, you are essentially establishing a routine for him to follow.“A routine is defined as a predictable way of doing things,” says Dr.
Little toddlers thrive on having structure. Here's a template you can use plus how to make your own.
Every child is different, but they do have one thing in common. Experts agree that children need a sense of structure daily. "Your child needs some consistency to her day, a predictable sequence that lets her explore the world without worry," child
Try these gentler Ways to make sure your little one starts his day right.
Get everything ready the night before. Sleep and wake up earlier. These are a few morning routine tips you may have already heard before, and are maybe even tired of hearing. If you're looking for suggestions that require less changes to your
It's a truly simple but effective routine.
We are forever impressed with how Korean women take their skincare seriously. Their meticulous routine has granted most with porcelain-like, glowing skin we all envy. If you're curious and clueless about Korean skincare, here's how it is done in a nutshell:1. Double-cleansingRemove
Keep skin looking youthful all over with our anti-aging tips for every part of your body.
Photo from dimyth.comWe keep applying anti-aging creams, masques, and serums on our faces, but often forget our bodies save for the occasional slathering of lotion on elbows or heels. “But the signs of aging may manifest as early as your 20s depending
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Before you gave birth, you had everything planned and you knew you were going to make your baby stick to a routine. So you spent a few blissful days with your newborn in the hospital where everything was just perfect. He didn’t
Read about all the mandatory and optional tests that a pregnant woman goes through.
For nine months, a pregnant mom not only has to take good care of her body and her growing baby inside, she also has to undergo several procedures to further ensure both their safety. Bernardita Calayan-Brion, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist, obstetric sonologist, and
Learn what to anticipate when it comes to feeding your five-week-old.
By the fifth week, expect your baby to settle into a feeding routine:Your baby is feeding well if she is:TIP If your baby is suddenly feeding more often, she may be going through a growth spurt, which usually happens at around six
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Create a household schedule and set a designated study time. Help your child establish a study schedule and study routine.
Ycasiano suggests sitting down with your child to ask him or him what works best for the study time.Family study time also benefits children in many ways. First, if kids have a question regarding an assignment, they are more likely to ask