Category Archives: (1-4 years)

Children Ages 1-4 Years

Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

Raising healthy kids isn’t hard. There are also no set rules as to what you have to do to raise healthy kids. There are however, a couple of guidelines that you can follow to make sure your children and staying healthy and fit. Usually when school starts and they get busy, it is important to […]

Parenting a 2-Year Old

You’ve heard them called the “terrible twos” but not everything about 2 year olds are terrible. The age of 2 is a magical time for children and parents. As a parent you are seeing your child learn something new almost every day. Whether it is a new word or a new skill, it amazing when […]

The Right Time To Give Up Naptime

For the busy and stressed single mom, naptime is sometimes bliss. When your toddler starts showing signs of giving up naptime, you may feel like fighting tooth and nail. However, you need to be realistic – your child is not going to nap forever. Here are some thoughts about when the right time to let […]

Identifying Speech Problems In Toddlers

Between the ages of 1 and 4, children’s speech takes off at a tremendous rate. Toddlers and preschoolers learn the vast majority of their vocabulary in this small window of time, and this is also when early intervention is the most helpful for kids with speech difficulties. Identifying speech problems before the school years is […]

First Day of Preschool

The first day of preschool is always exciting and somewhat frightening for both mom and child. Since you have likely worked throughout your child’s toddler years, since you are the only wage earner, you may not face the issue of strong separation anxiety, yet there are some transitions that will challenge your child, especially if […]

Toddler Proofing Your Home

People talk all the time about “baby proofing” your home to make it truly safe, but a better term would be toddler proofing. Once your little one hits a year and gets his feet under him and starts walking, you will find hidden dangers lurking around every corner of your home. Once he begins to […]

Get Creative Playing With Your Preschooler!

Creative play is vital to the development of a preschooler. As a single mom, your time with your child is at a premium, so make the most of every moment by engaging them in creative activity whenever possible. Here are some affordable, fun ideas for you to consider. Puppets Whether you buy them or make […]

Tips for Helping Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby

A new baby brings significant changes to any family, but for your toddler, this is even more true. After all, up until the time your new baby arrives, your toddler is the baby of the family. While the adjustment is likely going to take some time, there are some things you can do to make […]