Monday, November 24, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving Week

May you and your family have a memorable warm Thanksgiving. Don't hesitate to take the time to reach out and show appreciation for those special family members or friends that have been supportive and an inspiration in your life.


Monday, November 17, 2014

Gratitude: How children develop the attitude of gratitude

We, as parents, can start inspiring the idea of gratitude even in our children’s first years. Be the reflection and model of what you’d like to see your children model in their future years. We can plant seeds along the way as they are growing and developing. By practicing gratitude with our own children and people around us, your children will see what the “attitude of gratitude” looks like and feels like.

You can model what it looks like by: 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Picky Eaters: Tips for Toddlers and Young Children

From time to time I have cared for toddlers that are very particular about what foods they like. My food menu includes a variety of foods that toddlers tend to like. However, even with a menu full of yummy healthy foods, you may need to be patient with a little one that refuses to eat the foods you offer. Don’t take it personally. Sometimes it could be reasons as simple as

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Transitioning from Highchair to Table – Is your toddler ready for this change?

There are different reasons why your toddler may be ready for the transition from a highchair to a table. The signs I look for are: