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Motor Skills:  The First 3 Months

Motor Skills: The First 3 Months

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Your baby’s motor skills include those needed to move and discover the world.  They are usually broken up into two groups called fine motor and gross motor.  Fine motor skills refer to smaller movements (think hands and fingers) and gross motor skills refers to large muscle movements (whole body strength and coordination). All children develop […]

How to Teach Your Toddler About Community Helpers

How to Teach Your Toddler About Community Helpers

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  Many toddlers are drawn to the flashing lights of a fire truck or police car. So what is the best way to teach them about these important members of our community? I am lucky to be part of a very active MOMS Club in which I was able to take a tour of a […]

Social Skills: Birth to Three Months

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Social skills include the skills needed for your little one to regulate emotions and interact with both other children and adults.  From day one babies need to know how to get there needs met.  They depend on their caregivers for everything so communicating and interacting with others is  an important survival skill.  Social Skills are present […]

11 Skills Your Toddler Can Learn at the Park

11 Skills Your Toddler Can Learn at the Park

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The sun is shining and your little one is wanting to be outside.  This means many trips to the park for most of us!  Playgrounds and parks provide our children with unlimited ways to explore and encourage development.  This guide is laid out so that you can see ways to encourage development in each area: […]

7 Simple Ways to Teach Your Baby While Folding the Laundry

7 Simple Ways to Teach Your Baby While Folding the Laundry

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Have you ever tried to fold laundry with a baby or toddler?  If so you may know how difficult it can be to not only get the laundry folded but entertain your child as well.  With some mindful parenting we can embed learning into daily activities and routines that are already taking place everyday.  Laundry […]

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