10 Things to do Instead of Yelling

10 Things to do Instead of Yelling

As parents, it can be way too easy to slip into a pattern of yelling way more than we like.Not only does this create a scary, toxic environment for everybody, but it’s not even effective.Here’s 10 things to try instead. They might not always work, but...
Practical Uses of Leg Warmers For Babies and Children

Practical Uses of Leg Warmers For Babies and Children

I remember when my girlfriend gifted me with my first pair of baby leg warmers. I looked at them curiously and thought “is this for when my baby does yoga?’ and had a chuckle and put them away. The house I birthed my baby in had an old hardwood floor that...
15 Rules To Foster Good Behaviour In Children

15 Rules To Foster Good Behaviour In Children

1. Play (and work) with them often.This is the best way to teach children cooperation and self-restraint. The best way to help children learn to cooperate, when there is work that needs to be done, is to work with them. Every moment of interactive play with an admired...
Learning About Our Bodies is Fun With Felt

Learning About Our Bodies is Fun With Felt

Check out this amazing little idea to teach a child about anatomy using felt!  “To make the body double, I had S lay on a few yards of felt and I traced her and cut the resulting outline out with some nice sharp scissors. Using an anatomy book, she chose which...