As a teacher and educator, I have seen firsthand the benefits of early reading. While developing great reading routines for your child, you are also helping to develop your baby's language skills and early literacy development to give them a head-start in life.
We've all heard about the importance of tummy time for babies. However, knowing the significant impact it has on the development of baby's gross motor skills, including them being able to roll over, sit and crawl, doesn't necessarily make it any more enjoyable for some babies! If your baby cries and becomes distressed at tummy time, don't worry - you are not alone and we have some ideas you can try!
Every parent knows that putting your baby down to sleep is one of the hardest and most challenging things you can do, and dreads the fact that they will need to get up several times during the night to put their crying baby back to sleep. But does that really need to be so? Read on for some tips and tricks that you can follow to help your baby get over her sleepy tantrum and get back to sleep faster than ever.
Is my baby over-tired? Not yet tired? Hungry? Bored? While you may never know the exact reason for an upset baby, there are some signs that your baby is tired that you can look out for. Start to look for some of these signs in your baby and you will start to learn their own signals that they are ready for bedtime.