While we can’t always prevent our children from having tantrums, we can work on controlling how we react to them.
The HALT method is one of the most effective responses if you’re facing a child with a meltdown.
It focuses first on addressing what may be at the core of your child’s tantrum.
If you’re planning a staycation, you won’t want to miss this ultimate staycation guide for your summer!
We compiled all the best ideas, tips and resources to help you plan the best staycation for you and your family.
1. Check out this incredible list of cities from all over the United States
We are all in the trenches of the day to day minutia, making it hard to step back and really savor the precious time we have with our kids.
Kids in the House has a fantastic list of ‘must-do’s’ with your children before they turn age five.
These ideas are tangible, inexpensive ways to expe
You will love these 25 fun (and easy) ways to exercise your child’s imagination!
These activities are targeted for three and four year olds.
1. Your child will love camping at home!
2. Exercise your child’s imagination by asking ‘what happened?’ or ‘what will happen?’
3. Play ‘restaurant
With three little kids, we’ve had our fair share of hospital visits.
In fact, in the last 6 years, we’ve had four overnight stays, countless physical therapy sessions, one surgery, seven emergency room visits and five appointments with specialists.
And our kids are healthy!
So when Hall
We recently celebrated G’s first birthday.
Yep, we smashed cake in our faces.
I tend to go into crazy reflection mode with anniversaries.
It was around this time last year that I decided to leave my job to stay at home with G.
To say I was scared about this decision is an understate
From art projects to outdoor games and recipes, your preschoolers will love these 20 fun water games and activities.
They are so simple to set up and they will not only keep your toddler busy, but learning too!
20 Water Activities for Preschoolers
1. This activity provides a wonderful oppor
You’ll love these 20 awesome matching activities for toddlers.
The majority of these activities just require items you have around the house – so easy!
Matching is an important pre-reading skill for your child.
1. In addition to matching, this activity will help your child learn about
Your four-year-old will love playing scientist with this activity, brought to you by Productive Parenting.
Materials You Will Need:
water, food coloring, flour, sand, oil, syrup, small spoons, several glass jars
What To Do:
Let your child play scientist by using several jars filled with