Two year olds have a hard time grasping manners and being polite to others. As a parent, you need to teach your child manners early on so that they can act appropriately in public and at home. Here are some tips on how to teach your two year old child manners: Say please to your…

 

If you are a parent who is planning to send your child to a daycare program, you could do with a few guidelines to help you make a better choice; be it a preschool, family daycare or daycare centre. You must give importance to ascertaining if the preschool, family daycare or daycare centre you wish…

 

Eyeglasses are tough to wear at any age but especially tough for a very young child wearing prescription glasses for the first time. These children quickly discover that wearing eyeglasses really puts a damper on the day’s activities. Their new pair of glasses not only pinches around the ears and nose, it makes the world…

 

The new Gerber Scoopin’ food is a great new self-feeding utensil for babies and toddlers. Parents know it is not easy to find a spoon that is both easy for a toddler to handle, and has good scooping capabilities. Typical toddler and baby spoons can be as flat on the spoon end as the normal…

 

Toddlers are getting into the stage where they will start to throw temper tantrums, asserting their independence. I’m not a parent, just a daycare teacher, so I wouldn’t know of the embarrassment of temper tantrums in public. What I do know is that temper tantrums, and any other annoying acts that toddlers do, can really…

 

Having a baby in the regular hospital bed just does not seem as appealing to many expectant mothers as it used to be. Many mothers don’t like the idea of using drugs to dull the pain of childbirth. Instead they prefer to search out other methods that may help them to cope with the birth…

 

Tandem nursing is a term used to refer to a mother who is breastfeeding two babies at the same time-usually siblings, an older baby and the newer, younger baby. Sometimes this term is used to describe a situation where a mother is breastfeeding twins, but it usually refers to two siblings of different ages. Tandem…

 

Breast is best. I think that is the very first thing I was told by my midwife, after she told me I was pregnant that is. I being the millennium hippie type that I am had already decided that I was going to definitely nurse my child. I had these romanticized vision of my new…

 

For me the decision to formula feed my oldest daughter, Samantha, was easy. In fact, I didn’t even question it. I had been surrounded by formula feeding-my mom, my aunts, and I even knew that was how my grandmothers fed their babies. In my mind, it was a no brainer. You used formula to feed…

 

Supporting your child’s early education can be a vital component to his or her school success. Your support can make a difference in how your children think and feel about learning from the time they enter preschool. The following are some suggestions on how you can support your child’s early education: Talk with your child…