Picture Schedule For Children {Tutorial}

Some children, especially those with difficulties when transitioning, benefit from a picture schedule. Seeing what their day will look like and knowing what is coming up will make transitions easier. It’s also helpful for children who are waiting for something later in the day. My son’s Developmental Therapist suggested that I make one for him. … Read more

Wordless Wednesday: Playing Make Believe

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Toddler Gift Ideas (Learning Toys)

After reading this post at 1plus1plus1equals1 where Carisa gives Christmas gift ideas for toddlers, I put a list together for Jacob and Lucas and here are ten of the items on it: Also, I love this Melissa and Doug Shopping cart and it’s available in my Open Sky shop!!! This post is linked up to … Read more

New Ways To Handle 6 Typical Baby and Toddler Scenarios

The following is a guest post from Dr. Jenn Berman, author of SuperBaby: The way we communicate with our children is profound. Simple word choices completely change our children’s perception. As parents, we are constantly met with limit testing and resistance. The following are some effective methods for handling some typically tough situations using respectful … Read more

6 Tips To Encourage Language Development

The following is a guest post by Dr. Jenn Berman, author of SuperBaby: It has been shown that the sheer number of words spoken to a child is directly proportionate to the size of her vocabulary. However, this applies only to direct conversations you have with your child. The words she overhears from television, videos, … Read more

Tot School: Apples

MONDAY: Craft- Apple Print Wreath Song- A Wiggly Worm Activity- Go to the library to get apple themed books Snack- Apples with peanut butter TUESDAY: Craft- Pom Pom Apple Tree Song- Apples and Bananas (Barney song) Activity- Play with cinnamon scented play dough Snack- Applesauce WEDNESDAY: Craft- Color apples- red, green, and yellow Song- Apples … Read more

Question Of The Day…

How do you get a toddler to share?? I would appreciate any thoughts you may have on this… Thanks in advance! :)

Potty Training Resources

Lately I have been thinking about potty training my toddler who is 21 months old so I did some searching online for resources. Below are some links to resources I found. If you have written anything on potty training please feel free to provide a link to your post in the comments or if you … Read more