10 Best Tummy Time Toys And Tummy Time Mats For Babies

Does your baby hate tummy time? Did you know that getting the right toys can make tummy time more fun and easier for your baby?

You may have a baby that naturally adores being on his tummy. However, more likely than not,
your little one needs some persuasion to be left on his cute belly.

If so, you are not alone. Most babies don’t start out liking tummy time.

Why not? Because it’s hard work!

But that’s exactly why you need to persevere and try to help your baby to like it. Continue reading

Top 7 Travel Toys for Toddlers on Airplanes

The time has arrived. You can no longer put it off. Grandma and grandpa want to see your toddler. That is all hunky-dory EXCEPT that they live across the other side of the world. It will take almost a whole day’s worth of travel for you to get there.

You are not looking forward to it. You have heard horror stories of parents who have suffered through excruciating plane flights while their toddlers ran up and down the plane aisle, disturbing everyone on board.

You don’t know how you will survive but you swear that you will do everything in your power to be prepared in advance. Continue reading

Best Musical Toys for Babies

Babies and music are like mac n cheese. They just fit really well together. We have yet to meet a baby who doesn’t love music. Yup, your baby even appreciates your awful out of tune singing. We know because we have heard some truly terrible tuneless rapping from dads and their kids still look mesmerized. Mesmerized.

In fact, not only do babies love music but according to a study, they also love to dance! Yeah, that foot stomping you saw your baby do for 2 seconds was real. They were really tapping to the beat, not just randomly shaking their foot. Continue reading

5 Best STEM Toys for Toddlers

Do you ever wish you could help your child acquire useful skills that could pretty much guarantee him or her a job in the future? STEM is your answer. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Many establishments have identified these educational disciplines as the way to the jobs of the future.

There are some toys that are better than others if you wish to encourage your toddler towards STEM. STEM toys normally force kids to use their imagination and creativity on top of teaching STEM ideas. Continue reading

Best Musical Toys for Kids

Are you one of those parents who really want their kid to be a musical genius? Do you follow America’s Got Talent or X Factor and hope that your little one will grow up to be a star? Or perhaps, you notice that your little one loves music so much that you are almost sure that he or she is going to pursue a career in music?

Well help your little Ed Sheeran, Adele or Taylor Swift get a head start with these musical toys for young kids. Created for children but modeled on actual instruments that are used in a band, maybe they will show real interest in a particular instrument! Continue reading

The 13 Cutest Baby Costumes for Halloween

There are many perks of being a parent and one of those is Halloween. Your baby’s first Halloween is always a special one. We don’t normally associate Halloween with cuteness but when it comes to baby Halloween costumes- THEY ARE SO CUTE!

So if you are like us, you have been waiting for Halloween to roll around so that you can get your child the cutest Halloween costume ever.

We searched Amazon for the cutest Halloween costumes and these are our top 13 picks. Continue reading

Best Cardboard Pirate Ships

Ever since the debut of The Pirates of the Caribbean, ‘pirate fever’ has hit many households. One of the most frequently requested items is a cardboard pirate ship.

There are many great cardboard pirate ship designs. Some are big, some are fancy, some are easy to make.

There are so many designs out there that it can be confusing. Which one should you pick?

Factors to consider

When deciding which cardboard pirate ship to build, you should consider the following factors: Continue reading

10 Best Activities for Kids with ADHD

Believe it or not, having ADHD can be a fantastic blessing. There are many sports stars, Nobel prize winners and talented achievers who have ADHD and some even say that having ADHD actually helped them.

Parenting a Child with ADHD

However, parenting a kid with ADHD can be a totally different matter. Common parenting advice and activities are often created for children who are not challenged by the same things that kids with ADHD are.

Often, the parenting journey can feel like a lonely and isolated one. Resources and support may be hard to come by. You have to be creative to adapt your child to situations which may not normally be a problem for kids without ADHD. On top of this, you may feel judged by other strangers who probably don’t realize that your kid has ADHD or don’t understand it. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Behavioral Therapy for Treating Your Child’s ADHD

Behavioral therapy has been around since the early 20th century with roots that reach as far back as the Roman times. Behavioral therapy emphasizes improving behavior, in combination with thoughts and feelings.

Behavioral therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are well known to be effective tools for improving mental health for many different types of mental ailments including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder. Continue reading