"It would have been easy to help my daughter if her disability is one of those I work on every day."
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Parents can't help but be excited to see their little one take his first steps.
There are many developmental milestones that parents look forward to once their baby is born, but perhaps the most exciting is when their little one starts walking for the first time. While babies hit their milestones at their own pace, parents can’t
Is walking 10,000 steps in a day is really the best way for a person to be healthier and live longer?
We all try to keep our bodies healthy by embracing a nutritious and balanced diet and staying physically active. You don’t have to enroll in a gym to get exercise — walking is a great alternative. And you may have probably heard you
The single mom was inspired by Waldorf education and earthing.
Vanessa Salva, 24, is a self-confessed nature lover. When she got pregnant in 2016, she wanted her child to experience a ‘genuine childhood’ — he can explore nature freely and engage in movement play.She stumbled upon Reggio Emilia’s book on Authentic Childhood
Your baby learning how to crawl may offer him a boost in his motor skills development.
Achieving milestones for gross motor skills is one that's relatively easy to spot. When babies first gain control of their neck, they'll typically try to roll over, sit or crawl, pull themselves up to stand, and eventually take their first steps!Sometimes, some parents
The solo mom celebrated a milestone in baby Gabriel Lucas' development with an IG post
Single mom Karen delos Reyes' 10-month-old unico hijo Gabriel Lucas has reached a new milestone: taking his first steps by himself!The actress has been sharing on Instagram how she trained Gabriel Lucas to walk at a young age. Last June, she posted
Excited for your baby's first step? Here's what you can do before then.
Your baby's first step on her own, without holding on to anything, is an exciting milestone for any new parent. But your baby will do quite a bit of practicing on her two feet before it happens. Babies start to stand up, sit
How concerned should you be about your due date especially when you're past the mark?
There comes the point in your pregnancy when you're like "Let's this get over with!" You're near your due date, and you feel the heaviness and fatigue. In our Facebook group, Smart Parenting Pregnancy Village, a lot of expecting moms seem eager to give birth
Walk a mile with these pairs especially this summer.
Summer is the perfect time to kick off your heels and slip into something comfier — sandals and walking shoes! Moms usually spend an entire day on their feet (especially if they’re busy running after a toddler!), so they need a pair
Separate the fact from the fiction and lessen your worries about your baby's walking!
Parents encounter lots of myths every day when it comes to their babies, like, how you can tell a baby's intelligence from her head shape. Sigh. But the ones that often cause parents to worry are those related to baby's walking. Is it
As a bonus, she got her family in on it, too!
Cecille Ilustre’s story is one that’s familiar to many moms. After giving birth to her second son, her health took a backseat to the demands of being a wife, mom of two, and homemaker. She didn’t have time to play badminton like
Arms getting tired? Here's what you can do to get your toddler to walk more
They say parents of babies and toddlers don't need the gym anymore because they've already built up muscle from carrying their little ones. And even when your 2-year-old already knows how to walk by himself, it’s typical behavior that he still wants
Trust your baby -- not the walker.
Aside from being one less thing to spend on, there are many reasons why you should consider not buying the baby a walker anymore. In fact, many health professionals and safety experts advise against walkers for babies including the American Academy of
It may even you save you money. After all, babies outgrow shoes so fast.
Wondering what shoes to get for your active baby? The best shoes for them are -- drum roll, please -- none at all! Yes, going barefoot can benefit your child in many ways. “Toddlers keep their heads up more when they are walking
Is your toddler piki or sakang? Here's what you need to know about it.
Learning how to walk takes quite a bit of time to master. Toddlers can learn how to be stable and walk a few steps, anywhere between 9 months old to 16 months old. You need to be patient especially when they have
These are movements of the large muscles of the whole body, acquired during infancy and early childhood.
Developing Gross Motor SkillsActivities for infants (Birth to 12 months):Motor skill to develop: Head controlThe head is the first part of the body that a baby can move. Control of the head is necessary to perform other movements such as sitting, crawling
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When it’s time for baby’s first real shoes—those made for walking, and not just to match her outfit or keep her feet warm—take the right steps to ensure the perfect fit.
Choose shoes that are light and flexible so the shoe can conform to the foot more readily. It is not necessary for a shoe to be hard-soled, even if you’re concerned about supporting the foot properly.Natural material (like soft leather or canvas)
Yes. As long as there is no impact on the tummy, you can continue your normal pre-pregnancy routine, with lessened intensity and repetition. This of course depends on how active you were pre-pregnancy. If you were active and sporty, you can certainly