Category: Blog posts

Your kids and sleep

Sleep is very important for children’s growth and development. The amount of sleep needed generally varies with age. Here’s information on how much sleep is enough for the child and how you should respond to cries and the midnight waking.

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Your Child’s Development at 2 Years

Children develop at different rates and master various skills as they grow. These skills include communication, motion, cognitive and social skills. They also take time to learn to use a potty among other skills. The development of these skills at

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Toy safety for preschoolers and toddlers

Not all of the millions of toys in stores today are suitable or safe for toddlers and preschoolers. Toy-related injuries occur quite often in children within this age bracket; with choking being a major risk in children below age 3.

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Toddler temper tantrums

Toddlers can inspire joy yet also be a source of anger and frustration. This is because it’s sometimes difficult to reign in your toddler. It’s however not impossible. Below are some ways to keep your toddlers’ behavior on track. Maintain

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Preschool: How to help your child adjust

Preschool is a place where children can not only interact with their peers but also acquire valuable lessons and skills. It also prepares them for elementary school and beyond. Going to preschool can also be emotional for both parents and

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Volunteering at your kid’s school

Getting involved at your child’s school is a way of showing interest in your child’s education. It also shows the child that school is important. It is thus a worthwhile decision to volunteer to help organize and chaperone school activities

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Growth in newborns

A baby’s weight, height and growth rate are usually considered an indicator of good health but little variation in these at birth and later can be normal. It’s therefore important to know what is normal and what to be concerned

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with: ,

Food allergies in kids

Food allergies are common and affect 1 out of every 13 children aged below 18 years in the US alone. Commonly caused by foods such as milk, peanuts, eggs, wheat, soy, fish, tree nuts and shellfish; they occur when the

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Elementary school: Helping your child succeed

Parental guidance and support is crucial to the academic success of kids in elementary school. Here’s how parents can help their kids succeed: Get involved Back-to-school nights and parent-teacher conferences provide an opportunity for parents to know their kids’ teachers

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with:

Baby growth between 1 and 2 years of age

Babies undergo a lot of changes in their first year with significant growth and development occurring during this age group. By the time they are 1.5 years old; most babies are learning to walk and talk and are growing into

Posted in Blog posts Tagged with: