Monday, October 27, 2014

Happy Halloween!



I love greeting all the little babies and children on Halloween. Be safe out there.

For safety tips like; pumpkin decorating, costume safety, Trick or Treating with care, and staying safe and sweet on the home front . . . check out this article from Mayo Clinic @ "Halloween safety: Tips for trick-or-treaters"















Enjoy!
*Iva

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Childproofing: Are you ready for your little explorer?



Before you setup your home for a fun environment, the absolute first priority should be childproofing your home area. This would include indoor areas and outdoor areas. If you are a first time parent with a newborn, plan on childproofing your home before he starts crawling. I would start as early as your little one is four months. Why so young? It takes time to go through your home and to install all equipment and supplies needed. Think about how and where you store your cleaners and items that could be dangerous to little ones. Infants and toddlers are very curious beings. You will need to think ahead

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Spoon Feeding a Wiggly Infant



Is your infant ready to try his first solid foods? Have you already tried and found it to be a messy job? Read below to find some helpful tips on spoon feeding a wiggly infant.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Toddler Activities w/ Large Motor Focus Part 2



Here are some additional large motor activities with blog links to check out:
I am just thrilled to come across these great simple ideas from searching the Internet. This article is an extension (part 2) from my previous article: Toddler Activities with Large/Motor Focus

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Toddler Activities with Large/Gross Motor Focus



Large motor or gross motor activities are intended to help develop the abilities required in order to control the large muscles of the body for walking, running, sitting, crawling, and other activities.

Read below a list of activities which help strengthen your little one’s Large/Gross motor abilities.