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Teaching Toddlers About Sharing and Caring

by Tania Cowling April 15th, 2024| Infants/Toddlers, Social

Toddlers aren't born with the knowledge of sharing and caring about others; it's acquired as they grow. To egocentric toddlers the world revolves around them, and yes, they are in the MINE stage. I think the awareness of sharing and caring

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4 Ways to Teach Your Toddler Empathy

by Marnie Bii November 27th, 2023| Infants/Toddlers, Social

Toddlers are just beginning to realize that their feelings and experiences are separate from everyone else's. As a parent, you must help your child better understand this phenomenon by exploring feelings that people and animals potentially feel in a variety


Teddy Bear Picnic For Young Children

by Tania Cowling July 11th, 2023| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Eating a meal al fresco (aka picnic) is fun for all ages. And, your baby or toddler will enjoy eating this new way outdoors amongst their teddy bears, just like in the book The Teddy Bears’ Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy. There are quite a few teddy bears at the picnic,
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Is Your Toddler Ready for Baby Number Two?

by Tania Cowling February 20th, 2023| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Your baby is growing up and becoming a more self-sufficient toddler, so this may be the time to start thinking about expanding your family and giving your first child a life companion. Basically having a sister or brother to love and be best friends forever.

Of utmost importance is that your

Playdates for Toddlers- Maybe

by YPI Editors October 3rd, 2022| Infants/Toddlers, Social
In modern society there seems to be much done to ensure that our children are socialized. While our parents and grandparents may state that they never did anything as silly as this, we need to remember that families were bigger a couple generations ago. When you have four siblings, there

Socialize With Summer Play Dates

by Tania Cowling May 30th, 2016| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Play dates are informal get-togethers where parents and little ones meet for an afternoon (or morning) either at a park or rotating at a parent’s home. These dates are beneficial for everyone involved --- babies and toddlers have a chance to mingle with other children (some the same age along
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Expression Mimicking: Infant Socialization

by Marnie Bii December 7th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Infants carefully observe their parents to begin learning social skills immediately upon entering this world. Infants take in a ton of information each day just by observing interactions between people in the room. Whenever possible, their attention is zeroed in on their parent's facial expressions and body language. Infants
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How to Develop Your Toddler’s Social Life

by Jessica B. July 27th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
It can start to feel a little isolating if you are spending your days caring for a young toddler, and you may start to think it is important to hang out a bit with kids the same age as your child. While toddlers don’t play well together, they often
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From Home to Preschool With Toddlers

by Tania Cowling May 4th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Is your child beginning preschool or daycare for the first time? I worked on preparing my child for preschool; after all, he was used to being with me all day long. I think the transitional preparations we did at home helped him. Here are survival tips for children and
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Infants and Toddlers Learn With Household Objects

by Tania Cowling March 30th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
You don't need expensive toys to teach babies skills. Homemade toys and household objects will tickle their senses and can present the best educational baby toys you have had the pleasure to use.

As we raise our children, parents think that expensive educational toys for babies are necessary. Store-bought toys