Wondering how

Wondering how what your child is eating can affect his or her behavior and development?  Click for more information, and for a handy reminder chart on preschooler nutrition! Read Tip: https://wholenewmom.com/health-concerns/nutrition-and-child-development/Read Tip: http://www.aces.edu/dept/extcomm/specialty/nutrc01.html

When you have little kids

When you have little kids, it’s easy to hand them a smartphone or tablet to soothe or entertain them. Sometimes, it’s just what you need to buy a few minutes of distraction while you’re waiting in line or on the phone. Screen time limits, however, are especially important for younger kids.” Click to read more on this important topic! Read Tip: https://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/recharge/features/limiting-tv-preschoolers#1

Parenting can be rough

Parenting can be rough—rougher if you’re not taking care of you!  Here is a nice article on the importance of keeping yourself happy and healthy so the stress of parenting doesn’t outweigh the joys. Read Tip: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/11/finding-me-time_n_3021993.html

Frustrated with a behavior issue

Frustrated with a behavior issue you’re seeing in your child?  Click the link to read about what it’s about and what can help!   (be sure to click on the “NEXT: Five Facts…” link on the page to get the full article. Read Tip: http://www.pbs.org/parents/inclusivecommunities/challenging_behavior.html

Reading is one of the BEST things you can do

Reading is one of the BEST things you can do with your preschooler! It allows for bonding, one-on-one time, learning, focusing, problem solving and more!  A book a day can keep problems at bay!  Click to read more about the how and the why. Read Tip: http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/reading-language/reading-milestones/preschooler-language-development-milestones/preschooler-reading/

Preschoolers Need Their Sleep

Preschoolers need their sleep—and you need your “me” time! Late bedtimes and/or poor sleep will have your little one stressed, showing worse behaviors and unable to focus and learn. Read Tip: http://www.parents.com/health/healthy-happy-kids/why-your-kid-needs-sleep/