Help your toddler learn to count by playing basketball
My son’s currently in the “I want to be big” phase.
I want to be big so I can:
- tie my shoes
- eat hot sauce (I love Sriracha)
Time flies. Before I know it he’ll be doing all those things (and more). But one thing he’s been stumbling a bit with is counting.
How to not raise a crybaby
Some children when first walking barefoot on sand may immediately start crying. Others, though weirded out may just wiggle their toes (and perhaps try to give a taste test).
As parents we can help determine whether a child will cry when faced with an an obstacle -VS- a child who’ll shrug off a fall or persevere a bit longer before getting frustrated.
Kids & Cats — 5 reasons they're a good mix
You’re no longer your kid’s center of attention You’ll now have some extra time to do something you like.
They find hilarious ways to entertain themselves — and you as well
They’ll find unique ways to play together.
Are you ready to be a Father, Again?
The work isn’t double. It’s exponential!
Not the most encouraging words from a friend after having their second child.
Especially when I had started getting used to the idea of being a family of 3. Three’s a good number I thought. The whole family fits on a single row of an airplane flight.
Are you ready for a second child?
Your answer is NO. On Monday.
By Thursday you’re leaning toward Yes but perhaps not until…
Well, let’s face it, there’ll never be a perfect time to make this decision.
Life’s always full of surprises, with it’s fair share of ups and downs. If you wait for all the stars to align, you’ll be waiting for a reaally looong time.
The struggle in choosing the "right" elementary school
I have preschoolers and even I feel pressure to push them at this young age. On top of that, teachers have so much pressure to document and justify what they do and why they do it, the relaxed playful environment is compromised. We continue to do the best we can for the kid’s sake, while trying to fit into the ever-growing restraints we must work within.
That’s a quote from a pre-school teacher with more than 40 years of experience. And her words describe what I am feeling right now.
Traveling with kids & a camera: Colombia
It’s no secret that Colombia has complicated political problems but it’s a country that can offer you a variety of tourist attractions for every taste. Cold or hot weather, jungle, mountains, desert, ocean, adventure; just name it and I can suggest you at least 2 places to visit.
You’ve spent the past handful of months planning for your baby’s birth day. You’ve read about the advantages of a natural delivery. Your pregnancy class recommended to avoid having a C-section because of 10 – 20 consequences for you and your baby. You’re also read to not take any pain medication nor to get an epidural.
And when the big day arrives you find out that: The baby doesn’t have enough amniotic liquid. That birth will have to be induced.
Big brother singing a "lullaby" to little brother
When a car trip starts to feel too long & boring.
Useful tips for traveling with kids
Air travel is stressful. 🤯 Here are some helpful tips to keep your cool on next flight with your kids. 😎