Posts Tagged ‘toddlers’
Subscribe New Book from One of Our Contributors at Upjourney Playing with Baby: Researched-Based Play to Bond with Your Baby from Birth to Year One – by Laurie Hollman A baby hears her mother’s voice in utero, claps her hands a few months later, plays peekaboo over and over…Read More
When Your Baby Falls, Hears a Loud Noise, or Anything Unexpected, What’s Her Narrative?
Different babies and toddlers have different reactions to unexpected events that are inevitable as our little ones gain increasing balance on their legs. If your toddler trips, does she cry? Or, if you say, “oops boo boo” does she giggle and say “oops boo boo?” Adding language to a minor fall often eases the incident…Read More
Advantages for Infants and Toddlers with Stay-at-Home Parents.
The advantages for infants and toddlers with parents at home are many if the parents enjoy being at home with their children, are desirous of becoming knowledgeable about early child development, and can form daily routines with opportunities for free exploration and discovery from which the child benefits. Being at home affords the parent…Read More
How To Help Toddlers Build Concentration and Focus
Keeping toddlers, even the most active, is not as difficult as it may seem. Toddler means “wanderer” which refers to their great curiosity. Screens aren’t needed to respond to that natural tendency to discover other people as well as what things are and how they work! Just think of your toddler holding a stuffed animal,…Read More
The Value of Independent Play for Toddlers and Kids ages 4-6
During the Pandemic children are playing by themselves more often, especially if their parents are working. While they surely need our participation, they also benefit from learning to enjoy their own company. Toddlers Toddlers naturally play independently because they are thrilled to be so mobile. Once walking and climbing and even jumping are part of…Read More