Some toddlers resist their high chair and protest being at the table. How should you react? It happened with both our kids: At around 12 months, until about 19 months, they just wouldn’t stay at the dinner table. Sometimes they yanked at the straps and squirmed out of their high chairs; other times they dumped
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Suspicious of that sniffly nose? Curious about that cough? Read on to decode some common allergic cues Wondering if your kid has allergies? Here are the common signs of allergies in kids. History of allergy in the family What it means: Along with eye colour and personality quirks, parents can pass on their predisposition to
Dorothy Robson and Sean Smith first noticed their three-year-old son, Sebastian, was hitting other kids when he was a year and a half. “At first, we would redirect him and say, ‘You can’t hit. This is a gentle touch,’” says Robson. “But as he gets older, we talk to him about it. We ask him
Risky playground antics? Lousy sleeper? With high-spirited kids, “it’s as though their brain is stuck on ‘Go!'” My first son wasn’t much older than two when I figured it out: he’s what they call “high-spirited.” A high-spirited child is just a little… extra, in almost all the ways they can be: more intense, more persistent,
If you’re already dealing with a tantrum-prone two-year-old, I’m sorry to tell you that having a threenager is even harder. I’ve always thought that while most new parents find mommy-and-me meetups when they have newborns, it’s parents of “threenagers” who truly need a support group. Each day is like being on a wildly awful and
Is there a certain age at which it’s considered safe for a toddler to cozy up with a pillow in their crib or bed? Well, not exactly, say the experts. Like many new parents, my husband and I fretted about sleep struggles when our son, Zayn, was born. We wished his naps would stretch longer
Psychotherapist Liza Finlay shares five simple yet effective tips to help you get your kids to listen. Why won’t they listen? I hear this lament a lot. In fact, just recently, at a workshop I was leading, I asked the parents attending to name their beefs, and almost every one complained, “My kids just don’t
As it’s Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper Day, here are our festive jumpers in all their glory! #christmasjumperday #mothercarechristmas
Kate and Vicky talk about the best ways to exercise after you have given birth.