There are some nights when your child feels sleepy and easily surrenders to bedtime, but other nights, you might as well be putting the Tasmanian devil to bed. Under these circumstances, it’s beneficial to incorporate some relaxing nighttime activities into your routine to get your child ready for bed.
Hiring a nanny to come into your home and care for your little ones is a great choice; the individual attention and care your kids will receive with a nanny really can’t be beat. But remember, hiring a nanny automatically makes you an employer, whether you’d like to assume that role or not. As such, you’ll find yourself suddenly thinking about things like payroll, taxes, and contracts. Yikes!
It’s easy enough to coordinate your vacation time with your nanny’s since that’s typically scheduled far enough in advance. But what about when she calls in sick? How will you handle situations when your nanny has to cancel at the last minute? Without a backup plan, it’s easy to be left in the lurch on those days.
We all know there are numerous benefits to learning a second language as an adult, but what about the benefits of learning a foreign language as a child? Children who grow up in a dual-language household or who are enrolled in a bilingual school gain other benefits relating to academics, world view, empathy, and confidence.
The weather is finally getting warmer and there are tons of things to do outside to celebrate spring! We recommend that parents encourage new vocabulary and language when outside.
With all-too-common nightmares, anxiety, discomfort, and over-stimulation, kids of every age often struggle to stay asleep throughout the night. There could even be several reasons why they’re not sleeping well that you don’t yet realize. No matter how old your child is, however, healthy sleep is an important aspect of their overall wellbeing. Here are five different ways you can help them stay asleep throughout the night.
With it being February, most of us want to stay inside until the warm weather is finally consistent. However, this can prove to move time much more slowly, creating a long and dull winter. That kind of environment is no good for you, not to mention your kids and the rest of the family. Especially in New York, there are always opportunities to help beat the winter blues.
Before kids can officially move into their new room and cover the floor with their toys, you’ll want to decorate. There’s bedding to think about, wall decorations and if you’re going to get new furniture. One thing that’s good to do first is picking out a paint color, since that’s what going to be the most obvious part of the room.
Living in New York is exciting for many reasons—one being that, because of its surplus population, there are numerous options for those who may even be struggling with their alternative diets.
Be sure to put these eight tips into practice the next time you and your brood head out to see the world. That way, everyone will be happy with your travel experience — and ready for the next family adventure.