Alternatives To Preschool

My daughter is almost 5 and starts school in September. Both my wife and I decided together that she didn’t need to go to preschool. Although my daughter is very sociable and would have enjoyed it, she has a great relationship with her childminder and we decided it was better to carry on like this … Read more

When Can Toddlers Jump?

Toddlers and young children have boundless amounts of energy and it’s often impossible for them to sit still for more than 5 minutes. However, once they are comfortable walking and standing on their own two feet, you can start encouraging them to do more things to improve their physical development. Jumping is a great way … Read more

Do Toddlers Feel The Cold?

When I take my son and daughter to the playground on a chilly day, it never ceases to amaze me seeing other kids running around in little more than a T-shirt and some shorts. Do toddlers and young children not feel the cold as much as adults? Also, how do you know if they are … Read more

Do Toddlers Need Constant Attention?

As a parent, sometimes there’s nothing worse than having a toddler seek your attention all the time. If you’re feeling tired after a long day at work, or if you’ve had bad night’s sleep, having a nagging child hovering around you constantly minute after minute, hour after hour can be truly exhausting. But is this … Read more