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signs baby is ready to wean from breastfeeding, child led weaning breastfeeding, how to wean off breastfeeding at night, how to wean off breastfeeding at 12 months
When you decide to start weaning your toddler off breastfeeding there can be a ton of emotions and questions. Such as "is my baby ready?" and "How do I start weaning?" When I was thinking of when to start weaning my toddler off it was shortly after her first birthday. I loved breastfeeding her but I could tell she was...
baby care tips for new moms
Bring your tiny newborn baby home from the hospital for the first can be scary. This is such an exciting time! I remember putting our tiny little girl in her car seat and thinking "I can't believe they are letting us take this little person home!" That night it hits you that you're a mom! and you may wonder if you...
People often relate creativity with drawing, painting, or art. But, it's not limited to that. Creativity is much more than art. Creativity is how you think, how you solve or the approach you take to address a particular problem. Creativity is doing something instead of just thinking. Creativity helps children to cope with pain better. It develops their social skills,...
back to school supplies for kindergarten
Can you believe that it is that time of year again? Back to school preparation can be so stressful and overwhelming. It is a new grade, new learning, and new experience for you and your children. Now that family vacations have died down it is time to plan a whole new busy schedule. Doesn't it seem like no matter what...
One year... already?! man does time go by so fast! We recently celebrated our daughter's first birthday. Her birthday was a bumblebee themed party and it turned out so CUTE! I made everything by hand and to be honest it was exhausting! It took about two weeks to get everything done. And I think it took me so long because...
Remove term: kids with food allergies kids with food allergies
discovering that your child has food allergies creates fear, thoughts of "what now?", and the feelings of being overwhelmed. At least it did for me when we found out our daughter was allergic to peanuts at 7 months old. I was in complete terror when she had her first sever reaction as any parent would be. She just happened to reach...
Dear Shower, I miss you. Why do I miss you? Well, because it has been a few days maybe even weeks since I've seen you. To be honest I don't even remember the last time I used you. More often than not, my hair is greasy, my legs are hairy, and all I have time for is to quickly put deodorant on. I miss...
positive affirmations for children
children often have very complex emotions that they are unable to understand let alone communicate to others. Childhood is though. And it can be difficult for parents to know how to help their children effectively. Using positive affirmations is a powerful way to positively help children who struggle with anxiety or their emotions. Offer words of encouragement as well as teach them encouraging words...
time out ideas for kids toddlers. time out for 2 year old, time out printable
are you finding that during your day you are constantly yelling, spanking, threating, scolding or grounding your children because they won't listen or stop throwing tantrums? Children like to push buttons that's just what they do. Whether they know it or not they like to see how far they can get away with something before mom or dad step in....
bonding with daughter relationships, bonding with baby, multitasking mom, simplicity parenting
having a strong connecting with our children is powerful. Building a strong connecting early and keeping that ongoing connection through love, care, and guidance is what helps our children have success in many areas of their lives. Having a strong connection with our children make the difference between a confident child and an insecure one. A problem causing child and an...