Dr. Jodi Mindell teaches us how to get infants and toddlers to sleep. Night wakings are normal, all infants and toddlers will wake between 6-10 times at night. Self soothers will put themselves right back to sleeps and the others will wake someone up to put them to bed. To have a child more likely to become a self soother, then have them go to bed by themselves instead of rocking themselves to sleep. Refusal for children to go to bed is normal, but the child needs to learn how to fall asleep ...
Kids say the darndest things. They also eat the darndest things - from toys to pet food to grass, growing kids want to try it all. But stuffing so much stuff into their mouths can be very unsafe.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to choose the best sippy cups for toddlers. The sippy cup is a spill-proof drinking cup designed for toddlers. Choosing the right sippy cup will help keep both parents and children clean. The best sippy cup for toddlers is one that you can turn upside down and shake without dripping. Make sure that the cup is simple and easy to clean. It shouldn't have may layers. It is also a good idea to buy sippy cups that have caps. This video will benefit those v...
Parenting Coach, Nancy Stone provides a few tips and techniques for easing your toddler through the transition from diapers to being toilet trained. First off, Stone suggests allowing your toddler to help pick out their potty seat. Secondly, keep in mind that boys and girls are different - tossing a few Cheerios into the potty and letting your boy aim for them makes it kind of a game, which Stone says is important. Thirdly, ask your toddler quite frequently, point blank "Do you have to go pot...
Have a crazy toddler at home? Patience is a key factor when taming an out-of-control toddler. Learn how to deal with a toddler's temper tantrum in the most effective way in this video.
Is it that time? Time to wean your baby or toddler from the breast? In this tutorial, learn how to button your shirt for good with the help of these steps.
Nancy Stone, a Parenting Coach, shares some Excellent ideas for helping children express themselves and learn new things through doing simple crafts.
The holidays are a perfect time for all the family to enjoy each other and the presents around the Christmas tree! But if you have babies and toddlers, it can be dangerous for them to be around the tree, especially with small or glass ornaments. In this video you will get some tips for child safety around the tree.
The cap in this how-to video will help keep your little one's head warm. All you need is a "G" size crochet hook and 4-ply worsted weight yarn, then you're ready to begin. In no time, you'll be able to have a cute cap for your toddler.
At one time or another, every parent has thought about taking off the belt, but that's frowned upon in our current society, perhaps even illegal. Even using you hand could be too harsh for the child's sake, but there are ways to get your unruly tot under control. Toddlers are often headed for trouble, but you can steer them in the right direction without spanking.
Children hate going to bed, but they certainly need their sleep. How can you get a toddler to accept that it's bedtime without having to deal with a temper tantrum? Here are a few good stratgies for getting a toddler to go to bed peacefully.
Need an outdoor patio table or perhaps a decorative indoor table for a child's room? Thanks to this video from Lowe's, learn how to build a custom table and attach legs that would be perfect for a child's or toddler's room. Give your home décor a little boost with this creative idea from Lowe's!
This wrap position is great for toddlers, babies with good head and neck control or who are at least 5 months old. This how to video will show you how to carry your baby on your hip in a baby sling.
It is always important to follow certain safety guidelines when you carry and remove your child out of sling. This how to video will demonstrate how to remove your toddler from the any carrying ring sling.
Once your child is old enough you can try this method of carrying a toddler in a wrap sling. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to carry your grown up baby on your back with the help of sling.
Going to the doctor can be an unsettling event for any child. This program is about preparing your toddler for a visit to the doctor.
Acid reflux can be painful and irritating, and did you know that toddlers can be affected by it too?
In this video from modernmom, Nancy Stone, a parenting coach teaches how to teach your toddler the days of the week. There's a few simple and easy tips to do this. Music and songs are some favorites. Also rhyming things with the days of the week is a great idea. Or make a calendar and have them trace the letters. Another example is to speak to them and say things like on Saturday we don't go to school and Sundays we go to church. Another thing to say is when they wake up work in the day of th...
While some parents like to spoil their little babies with the highest quality (and most expensive) items from Dior, most of us know that babies and toddlers grow out of their clothes faster than weeds overgrow a garden. While their clothes should be appropriately cute, there's no need to shell out thousands of dollars on pricey apparel when you can make your own.
Vanessa is teaching you how to make arm and leg warmers for babies or toddlers. She is simply using some socks that she got by going to the dollar store and buying them. They only need one seam. You need to cut off the top of the sock first. Then you cut the heel and toe off the remaining sock piece. You need to fold the bottom part of the sock in half and make it into a loop. Put the loop over the raw end of the top of the sock. This will make it so all of the round edges are together. Stitc...
Are you a parent to a toddler? Do you need information on how to effectively teach your baby about the potty? Then stay tuned as you learn the effective ways in teaching kids potty training. The 3 stages to potty training is bladder, bowel and night control. The key to mastering it is by starting at the right time. Start training when you see your child uncomfortable with a full nappy. You may decide to head on to toilet training or use a potty. Or you may also want to try to buy some roll-up...
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I'm a new parent and I just moved into a new home. The first thing I wanted to do was ensure my toddler's safety in his new digs. That meant buying a bunch of baby-proofing products from Amazon, realizing most were junk, then buying some more until I found solutions for all my needs.
In Indianapolis, two-year-old Kenley Ratliff has passed away from what is suspected to be Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a tick-borne illness. The young girl fell ill with a fever, and just a week later, passed away. Now her family and doctors are looking into the cause of her death and warning others to check themselves for ticks this summer.
Unless you're making a one layer cake, which doesn't seem to exist all that often anymore, putting together double, triple, and even quadruple layered cakes requires that skill we learned by trial in error when we were wee little toddlers playing with legos: stacking.
Toddlers can be difficult to manage in a public setting. This mother of three shows how you can get even a very young child to behave and have good manners when you're in a place like a restaurant or other public place.
This baby carrying sling position is not intended for newborn babies. Since it does not offer much head support it is better to suite for toddlers. Watch and learn how to use a wrap sling to carry your child in the forward facing position. It is also called the Buddha or kangaroo position.
American Sign Language (ASL) for toddlers, teach them how to sign "grow". Teach your child how to sign.
Teach your toddler how to sign "dog" in American Sign Language (ASL). Learning is fun with Signing Time.
Signing Time teaches toddlers how to sign "water" using ASL. A great introduction to sign language for children.
Learn how to sign "eat" from Signing Time. Teach your toddlers and children how to use sign language.
Toddlers generally begin to bite between 9 months and 1 year. First of all they don't intend any harm when they bite. They don't know that biting is painful. The best way to deal with it is to try and keep your body away from the baby so that he can't bite you. You should be able to anticipate when the baby is going to bite you. When breastfeeding the best way to get him to let go is to pull him into the breast so that his mouth and nose are covered and that will keep him from catching his br...
It seems like everyone is wearing braids in their hair these days. French plaits are not just for toddlers anymore; these days every young celebrity is rocking this boho hippie chic look.
Potty training toddlers doesn't have to be stressful; it can be fun! Learn how to use rewards and potty training charts to encourage kids to use the toilet, how to avoid and deal with accidents, and how to tell if your child is ready to start wearing underwear in this free parenting tips video series.
This is a create creation as a toddler toy. My girl loves this toy, she even wanted to take it to bed at night ... Sometimes, some of the most simple toys are some of the most like toys. This toy is cheap and can be completed in 10 minutes at most.
It's time to boogie! Get your shoes on, put on your dancing shirt, turn off your phone and tell your friends you've gone on a permenant vacation! The boogie line dance is a simple line dance - easy enough for a toddler to learn, but hard to forget! This 2 part instructional video will get you up and boogieing in no time. So don't be shy, watch this dance video and get your boogie on.
In order to help a bay to fall asleep you will need to establish a routine. The first step of a sleep routine is a warm bath. After you bathe the baby, you'll need to give the child a massage. Massage one body part at a time with baby lotion. To engage the child, you can name the body parts, as you massage them. Next, you should transition into quiet activities. This is a good time to read to the child or discuss the day. Even very young toddlers benefit from being read to. When the child app...
In this tutorial, we learn how to care for kid's eyes. First, make sure you get an eye exam for your children at a young age. This should occur while they are in pre-school. This can help track any problems with the eyes and see if they are developing correctly. Make sure to have the eyes checked out by a professional every year after the initial visit to the eye doctor. If you don't have insurance, there are many places out there that participate in programs for free eye exams. Next, make su...
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If you're a parent of a toddler (or have a friend that acts like a toddler), you occasionally need to take a break just to preserve your mental health. The perfect way to buy yourself some "me time" in this scenario would be to pull up an episode of Dora the Explorer on Netflix or YouTube, then hand your phone or tablet over to your child (or child-like friend) and try your best to relax while they're occupied.
In this video series you will learn several easy and fun ideas for your child to participate in that will challenge him or her and bring their creativity to the surface. It will walk you step by step through each craft and tell you what materials you will need as well as give you alternatives to certain types of materials. This fifteen video series will keep you and your Toddler occupied for hours of fun and creativity and give your child something to be proud of once he or she is done.