Speech and language pathologists often emphasize music in therapy as a natural way to increase listening skills with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. This article explores why, and provides parents with a few activities they can try at home.
April is Autism Awareness Month. To celebrate it, Tracy-Ann Samuels shares lessons learned while raising a child on the autism spectrum, as well as silver linings from the pandemic that have enabled her to understand her son even more.
Child-friendly cabin vacations offer the opportunity to enjoy fun, adventurous activities surrounded by natural beauty and plenty of fresh air.
Protecting your baby gets tougher when he or she gets the ability to crawl and/or walk. Suddenly the most normal parts of your home present new dangers – especially in the bathroom. That’s because, to a crawling baby or growing toddler, the bathroom is a curious space worth exploring. Your child wants to open doors, […]
Raising a child with special needs can be stressful and difficult. Remember that you are not alone, and you have so much love and support for you and your little one all around you. Here are some useful tips for parenting a child with special needs.
Summer camp is fun for children of all ages, even your toddler! There are different types of camp programs out there that nurture and engage your child with activities such as music, Spanish immersion, water and outdoor play, art, and, of course, socialization. You may be hesitant to send your toddler to camp on his own for the first time, but this enriching experience comes with many benefits.
With a fun focus, make a “regular” party extra special and less stressful.
Let’s face it, we all want the essence of Mary Poppins when it comes to babysitters, but keeping our tykes on their best behavior isn’t exactly as simple as a spoon full of sugar. Sometimes, our kiddos can be downright tyrants that even we can’t handle being around, so it’s a bit difficult to blame the […]