Motor Skills: The First 3 Months

Motor Skills:  The First 3 Months

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 […]

7 Simple Ways to Teach Your Baby While Folding the Laundry

7 Simple Ways to Teach Your Baby While Folding the Laundry

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 […]

10 Things to Have Your Toddler Watch Instead of TV

10 Things to Have Your Toddler Watch Instead of TV

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) excessive TV Watching by young children can have effects in the areas of child development, sleep, and obesity.  They explain that the benefits from actual interaction far outweigh what a child can learn from a screen. “Children younger than 2 years need hands-on exploration and social interaction […]

10 Things to Teach Your Toddler While Gardening

10 Things to Teach Your Toddler While Gardening

Springtime is here which means there are lots of opportunities for your little one to learn, explore, and enjoy the outdoors.  If you will be planting or tending to a garden during these next few months then this guide will help you to encourage development in all areas while you plant so that your toddler […]