Bedwetting is a very normal thing among young children. About 50% of three year olds, 40% of four year olds, 20-25% of five year olds, and 10-15% of six year olds still don’t stay dry every night. Typically bedwetting goes away on its own as children get older; however, there are a few things that you can do to help your child stay dry throughout the night.Read More
We can’t mold our child into the person we want him to be, but the ways that we respond to our babies, toddlers and preschoolers will affect the way they will be as school-age children, teenagers and even as adults.
There are typical teen behaviors that parents struggle with that actually begin taking root when your child is young. Unfortunately, those tiny seeds are sometimes watered and fertilized unintentionally throughout the preschool and early childhood years until they grow into overgrown weeds that become very difficult to deal with.Read More
Bed-sharing is a wonderful option for many families. It can help with bonding, breastfeeding, and better sleep. It’s a personal decision for each family. Bed-sharing fans mention these lovely benefits. (Always make sure you do it safely.)Read More
Everyone talks about ways of establishing better sleep habits for your children, but oftentimes as parents we neglect our own sleep. As you learn important things about children’s sleep, hopefully you come to realize that better sleep can benefit you as well.
After working so diligently and patiently on your child’s sleep problems, you may want to take some time to improve your own sleep as well.Read More
There isn’t a scientific definition of a “picky eater,” but most parents are familiar with certain behaviors surrounding their child and food. The good (and the bad) news is that picky eaters are very, very common. There are many healthy kids who still fall into the category of being a picky eater. In this post, I’ll cover some common traits of a typical picky eater as well as a few things that may signal there are other concerns that need to be addressed.Read More
The first six years of a child’s life are filled with changes. They learn, they grow, and they adapt to the world around them. This ever-changing development often has an impact on napping patterns, which means that their nap needs will vary throughout the early years. It can be difficult to keep up with an appropriate nap schedule, and both you and your child could end up very frustrated!Read More
There are a wide variety of parenting styles, child personalities, and family situations; however, I have compiled 10 things that I truly believe will lead to a happier child. And we all know that happier children make for happier parents!
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