Category Archives: Toddler’s & Infants

Toddler’s & Infants

Parenting Tips to Stop Toddler Temper Tantrums at Meal Time

The term ‘temper tantrum’ is commonly used by parents to express the uncontrollable and quite unpredictable behavior exhibited by children, especially toddlers, as a means of demanding or manipulating the outcome of a situation. Having established a sense of comfort with the parents and family as well as testing their boundaries, a toddler will often […]

Stimulating Cognitive & Emotional Development in Children

Stimulation of the mental faculties helps in the cognitive development of children. A child’s senses are stimulated from birth, but the greatest show of brain activity is in the first three years of a child’s life. This means that these early stages are the best time for child mental development and for stimulation for future […]

Caregivers’ Tips for Handling Imaginary Friends

Children with imaginary friends are fairly common, and these friends can be as real to them as a flesh-and-blood sibling, often even more beloved, because they are the child’s best friend too. The average age for children to develop imaginary friends is about 3 to4 years of age, once social interaction skills and imagination develop. Many parents find it […]

Parents’ Tips for Children’s Bedtime Routines

Creating a consistent bedtime routine for your child results in a comfortable, stable child who knows what is expected of him or her. When children are provided with a simple routine, they are able to follow it and structure their days around it. Knowing what comes next, and what to expect every day is a reassuring feeling […]

Child Carer’s Tips for Culture Sensitive Care

Culture attitudes affect the way we behave, think and interact with other people. It is not just about where our ancestors come from; culture also shows in our dress sense, what we eat, how we bring up children and interact with family, discipline and routines, the music and entertainment we choose, our festivals and our style of […]

Parenting Tips for Child Bad Behavior

Children can pick up bad habits from peers or from other family members, or develop them on their own. Regardless of how the child has learned the bad habit, it can be annoying to parents, school teachers and caregivers, and distract other children. Remember that child bad behavior is often self-calming or soothing, or resorted to when […]