background preloader

Parenting/Kids

Facebook Twitter

Checklist-4-lifeskills.pdf. Child & Family WebGuide - a directory of sites on child development, teenager and family issues. I'm Not Raising Princesses, I Guess. We don’t watch many kids movies in our house, and we always steer clear of the Disney ‘blockbuster’ movies.

I'm Not Raising Princesses, I Guess

We’ve got a bunch of good reasons of our own for doing so, but other people have noticed the dubious qualities that Disney is teaching as well. Meet the Dubiens. Label/fun food friday. TV Shows, Humor & Funny for Moms. The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21. Free Printables: Checklists and Schedules. Download and use the free printables to plan for and organize your life with a newborn baby.

Free Printables: Checklists and Schedules

You will find several checklists as well as useful sample schedules and schedule templates to help you as you go along. Printable Checklists. Making Vegetable Stamps. Can your child make vegetable stamps?

Making Vegetable Stamps

Come summer, come vacations. Children are relatively free during this holiday season. Quick & Easy Arts and Craft Ideas. Teacherforms. Recipes 10-12 Months. 25 Ways to Talk So Children Will Listen. A major part of discipline is learning how to talk with children.

25 Ways to Talk So Children Will Listen

The way you talk to your child teaches him how to talk to others. Here are some talking tips we have learned with our children: 1. Connect Before You Direct. 100 Top Kid Sites. Mini Marshmallow Shooters (or Pom Pom Poppers) A few months ago, when I was first introduced to Pinterest, I came across this idea from Real Simple.

Mini Marshmallow Shooters (or Pom Pom Poppers)

I thought it looked like something the kids would enjoy, but we just never got around to doing it over the summer. Then this week the kids had a day off school and it was the first day it didn't rain in what seems like ages! Simple Wood Crafts for Your Kids. Kaleidoscope Rice. It’s about this time of year where I really start to hit a wall when it comes to entertaining a toddler in the house.

Kaleidoscope Rice

When the temps dip below 20 degrees, we can’t stay outside in the snow for extended periods of time, so it’s up to me to come up with a whole host of projects that’ll engage him (and, well, engage me, too). I’ve committed to coming up with more new ways to engage my toddler in sensory play (activities that simulate toddlers’ senses including touch, smell, taste, sight, and hearing). This DIY kaleidoscope rice is the perfect project to engage kids in exploring colors with their hands. Even better, it’s simple, non-toxic, and costs next to nothing. My son loves the bright colors, and the play possibilities are infinite.

Indian Moms. Side Dishes Salads and Soups. Free online swimming lessons for babies, infants, children, learn to swim. A baby coloured world. You Can Teach Your Kids At Home. Train your child for the first school interview. If your child is to get enrolled in school in 2001, here are tips to prepare the little one for the first interview.

Train your child for the first school interview

The beginning of a child's academic journey excites every parent. The mother and father gear up for what is the first step to school education-the first school interview. While such oral interviews were not mandatory in the past, they have now become almost compulsory. There are various opinions on the need for such testing sessions. Help with getting your child ready for school. Healthy Kids : Teaching Resources. NSW Department of Education and Communities Education about nutrition is an important part of the school curriculum in NSW.

Healthy Kids : Teaching Resources

The goal is to help children understand the importance of having a healthy diet and developing healthy eating habits.Nutrition - NSW Department of Education and Communities website (new window) Helping Children to Learn to Tell Time. Parenting Blog. Radical Parenting. The Best Moms Parenting Online * Mom Site * Family Parenting * Mom Advice. Circle of Moms - Online mom groups, mom blogs, and parenting resources around motherhood, new moms, pregnancy, babies, toddlers, parenthood, and more. Creativity for Kids - Activities for Kids at WomansDay.com - Womans Day. A Crafty Autumn Leaf Project for Kids (and Adults)

Photo: Ksu/ kokokoKIDS Monday in my home means one thing--arts and crafts.

A Crafty Autumn Leaf Project for Kids (and Adults)

My daughter and two of her homeschooled friends spend the morning with us learning about all sorts of ways to be creative and express themselves through art. ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. Discovery Kids. 36 Fun, Free Printable Travel Games to Entertain the Kids on Your Next Road... Image: Family Fun We combed the web to find a rainbow of free travel activities for you and your kiddos -- because when you're strapped to a velour seat for an unnatural amount of time, entertainment for the little tykes is a gift to everyone within a 20-foot radius. So fire up that printer for these fun free travel games -- and hit the road without worrying about meltdowns, stocking DVDs, or hearing one more round of "Are We There Yet? " 1. Road Trip Maze from Family Fun. Pass by famous attractions as you navigate the red car from Chicago to the Santa Monica pier. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Image: Real Simple 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Preschool - Doodle Bugs.