I am an avid reader of lift-the-flap books. "Where's Spot?" He's in the kitchen! What does the zoo finally send the narrator of "Dear Zoo"? A puppy! These books and more have become a staple of our daily routine. This morning it came to my attention, however, that these books may not provide the developmental … Continue reading Are Lift the Flap Books Helping Your Toddler’s Development?
Yesterday was one of those days. The dogs got into a fight ending with one with a tear in his ear and blood spatter everywhere like some sort of crime scene. It was a no day care day so while scrubbing the walls and rugs on my hands and knees, Baby was getting into the … Continue reading One of those days…
Oh Fisher-Price, my life wouldn't be complete without your catchy songs and character voices. Do I sometimes catch myself playing with Baby's FP toys when he is off at day care? I'll never tell. But what I will tell is that if you haven't brought Fisher-Price's Little People into you and your toddler's lives yet, … Continue reading The 4 Little People Toys Your Toddler Can’t Live Without
When we think about physical and emotional delays in young children, we may not realize just how common they are. But when detected early, it is much easier to lessen the impact of a child's delays than when detected or addressed later on. If you've noticed at your child's various well visits, his or her … Continue reading Your child is delayed…keep calm and carry on.