Let Them Play With Stickers

When I was a little girl, we racked up flip-file after flip-file of stickers. Anything we could get our hands on to start, but eventually we progressed to what we …

Potty Training Regression

Olivia was potty trained before she was 2 years 9 months old. If I’m honest, I actually delayed the date a bit, as I kept her in nappies longer than …

Distracting Your Toddler

Unless you purposefully practice other methods, it is likely you use distraction as a means to calm your child down in various situations. Distraction is the method of introducing a …

The importance of play for toddlers

We live in a time where we just don’t have enough time. No where is this more pressing than when it comes to our children. If you can forget for …

Meditation For Kids

Meditation Techniques For Little KidsYou may think of meditation as a purely adult thing. My theory is that, since it’s a fairly new ‘in’ thing, it was never something our …

5 Things you won’t regret buying for your first baby

If you’re pregnant for the first time, I’m sure you are overwhelmed by the number of items deemed ‘necessities’ for your new baby. Everyone has advice and recommendations, must-haves and …

Emotional Intelligence In Toddlers

Introducing emotional intelligence to your toddler – 3 easy ways to get startedOur feelings are big things. This is a concept that is easily forgotten when dealing with a toddler …

Self-regulation – what is it and how to improve it.

Self-regulation – what is it and how to improve it. What is self-regulation?This is such a difficult thing to define, but I’ll do my best. Basically, it’s having the ability …

Things You Forgot While Baby Shopping

After I found out I was pregnant with Olivia, I spent the next 8 months planning for her arrival. Yet despite being scarily organized, there were a few things I …

Exercise Ideas For Toddlers

Exercise Ideas or ToddlersToddlers have boundless energy. Boundless. I swear most of my days are spent thinking of ways to burn energy in a way that doesn’t require me running …