Types of Parenting Styles and How to Identify Yours

August 22nd, 2018|

In psychology today, there are four major recognized parenting styles: authoritative, neglectful, permissive, and authoritarian. Each one carries different characteristics and brings about different reactions in the children which they are used on. It is important to keep in mind that every parent child relationship is different, so there is not one sure fire way to go about parenting. This is a simple guide to help decode your parenting style and provide general suggestions on how to raise a happy, responsible, productive member of society. Authoritative Authoritative parenting is widely regarded as the most [...]


August 22nd, 2018|

It's amazing and important to remember that while as parents we tend to notice the big baby milestones - rolling, crawling, sitting, standing, walking - our babies have been practicing and acquiring skills which form the building blocks of these skills for all the weeks and months leading up to them. Let's look at one particular skill that is a building block of rolling back to belly: A Little Known 3-4 Month Milestone In the months leading up to your baby learning to roll back to belly (a milestone commonly achieved in the [...]

Play Activities for Birth to 12 Months

May 10th, 2016|

Whether you're looking for games to build your baby's language skills, or games to keep the young ones busy, here are some great play ideas for your infant. Action-Oriented Activities So Big! Hold your grandchild on your lap. Ask: How big is (child’s name)?Then lift his arms up into the air and say: Sooooo big! Babies love this game and will eventually learn to lift their arms in response to your question. Wind at Your Back Place your grandbaby on her tummy on a soft blanket. Billow a light scarf in the air above [...]