Archive for 'Toddler'

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

The sun may seem like a summertime friend, but without the right protection it can also be our children’s enemy. With our depleted ozone layer, in many ways the sun has become more of a danger [...]

Summer Safety for Young Children

Summer Safety for Young Children

Whether camping by a lake or playing at the park, keeping toddlers and preschoolers safe is a matter of vigilance and common sense. Children love to spend time outdoors, and so they should. Outdoor play provides [...]

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

According to a recent study, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder can benefit from early intervention as early as 18 months. The study, out of the UC Davis MIND Institute in Sacramento, California says that certain [...]

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

If you’re the parent of a toddler, the good news is, your diaper days will soon be over. The bad news is, it won’t happen overnight. Sometime after the age of two, children will start to [...]

EQ & Communication

EQ & Communication

 The connection between emotional intelligence and communication skills. EQ & Communication Turns out that how well our children do academically, or how well they do with their IQ scores doesn’t predict their success in life.  It’s [...]

Bilingual Speech Development

Bilingual Speech Development

The optimum age for children to learn a second language. Bilingual Speech Development Today many parents recognize the value of their children learning another language.  It opens kids up to other cultures, enhances many of their [...]

Stuttering and Toddlers

Stuttering and Toddlers

Is toddler stuttering a concern or normal language development. Stuttering and Toddlers Imagine not being able to express yourself in words for years, and then finally acquiring the skills to do so?  It’s what happens to [...]

Toddler Language Development

Toddler Language Development

 Is your toddler’s language developing on time? Toddler Language Development Watching children develop their language skills is really exciting. In the course of just a couple of years a child goes from a cooing, babbling baby [...]

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]

Separation Anxiety at Bedtime

Separation Anxiety at Bedtime

Helping kids cope with separation anxiety at bedtime. Separation Anxiety at Bedtime Separating from mom and dad at the end of the day can make a toddler or preschooler pretty anxious.  While bedtime routines can help [...]