One of your life’s best days was probably when your child was born. The bond between you and your child is profoundly strong. Use the parenting tips below to keep that connection strong and thriving, so your relationship with your child blossoms!
You can clear an area on the counter in the kitchen, roll up a soft towel, lay the child back on the towel with their head over the sink, then gently run the water over their hair and scalp. Over time, this may make a toddler more receptive to the idea of being submerged or doused with water.
Though traveling can be very disruptive to schedules and routines, attempt to incorporate them into your travel plans, if at all possible. Small children and babies can get stressed out on the road. Having their normal rituals in place makes the new space seem less scary and more relaxing, which will help everyone get to sleep.
It might be hard to get a preschooler to deal with change. Directing their attention from one thing to another can be irritating for them, and they may have a tantrum as a result.
Any child who walks to classes each day ought to have reflective fabric on their clothes or book bags. Retro-reflective Velcro strips are also available. Velcro is convenient to attach and can be easily removed or put onto a different piece of clothing. In the winter months when light is scant, reflective tape or strips increase the visibility of your child to drivers.
When a child is teething, put sour vegetables, like pickles, in a hollow, mesh teether. The taste of the food inside of the teether will keep your child using this teether longer than other types of relief. The longer you can get your child to use the teething device, the more relief they will have during the day.
It is immensely important to establish a respectful, loving relationship with your young child so that when they become a teenager you will have that healthy foundation for open communication. Teenage years can be a difficult time to try to start an ease for dialogue. The tips in this article can help you get started on building that relationship or enhancing the one that you already have.