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10 Android Apps to Keep Your Toddler Busy. I always thought I was the biggest gadget freak in the house. My wife hates them as much as she hates all the attention they get from me and the paranoia that follows with letting anyone else touch them. All that changed a few months back when my son – just about three years old at the time – decided to lay his hands on my Android phone while it was unlocked. It wasn’t too long before he claimed complete and absolute ownership of the device throughout my time at home.

There are advantages to this situation, as we have learnt over time. It is a great way to keep him busy in situations where he would otherwise be impatient and cranky, and with carefully chosen apps it is possible to convert that play time into a productive and enriching experience. We have since given in to the fact that he is better at navigating the device and figuring things out than we can ever be, and have decided instead to load the device up with apps that make sense for him. Baby Android icons by Best Baby Apps. It's a Lifesaver When Emily Butler takes her 2 1/2 -year-old daughter, Caroline, to restaurants near their home in Washington, D.C., there's one thing she never leaves at home—her phone.

That's because she knows that it can serve as her lifeline if Caroline gets upset. She simply turns on one of her tried-and-true apps, like's Trancit Lite Edition 1.3 , and the screen fills with swirling colors and images that never fail to engage her daughter through the meal. "At a restaurant it comes in handy if your baby is crying," says Butler, 34. "They kind of zone out, staring at the lights. You (and everyone else) get to eat in peace and they get their colors on. " Smith isn't alone. To make sense of all the apps out there aimed at kids, we turned to tech expert Katie Linendoll ( who is a regular contributor on CNN and The Early Show, to share some of her favorites. "I call the iPad the ultimate babysitter," says Linendoll. Download Trancit Lite on iTunes. Amazon. Amazon. 9780346125322: Give Your Child a Superior Mind: A Program for the Preschool Child - AbeBooks - Engelmann, Siegfried;Engelmann, Therese: 0346125324.

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Cuento a la vista: El gato soñador. El cuento que os traemos en esta ocasión nos lleva hasta un pequeño pueblo lleno de gatos. Allí vive Misifú, un gato un tanto especial que sueña con alcanzar la luna. Y es que a veces lo que tenemos alrededor, por bueno que sea, no nos basta y queremos siempre llegar más lejos, cambiar, alcanzar la luna. Este cuento habla de lo importante que es soñar y hacer todo lo posible para conseguir cumplir esos sueños. ¿Los cumplirá Misifú? El gato soñador Había una vez un pueblo pequeño. La convivencia entre las personas y los gatos era perfecta. Y no había quejas… Hasta que llegó Misifú.

Pero pronto, el gato Misifú se aburrió de hacer siempre lo mismo, de que la vida gatuna en aquel pueblo de piedra se limitara a aquella rutina y dejó de salir a cazar ratones. . - Te vas a quedar tonto de tanto mirarla – le decían sus amigos. Pero Misifú no quería escucharles. . - ¿No ves que no conseguirás nada? Pero Misifú no quería que la luna bajara a hacerle compañía. . - Mira la luna. . - ¡Ay que ver, Misifú! Y Estaba El Cocodrilo (Los Animales) Babies Go CDs - Official UK Website. new born 1st Birthday or christening presents for girls and boys. Father Makes A Zombie Survival Kit For His Son. 20 Ways to Keep Toddlers Busy. Child Sleep Troubles? Monster Security System can help! 50 Rules for Dads of Daughters {by Michael Mitchell}

I was in tears as I read through this list, as I’m sure many grown daughters will be. Mothers – bookmark this list of rules and encourage your daughter’s daddy to read them, memorize them, and put them in to action. And, to all you Dads out there – be sure you pay close attention and heed these wise words. About Michael Michael Mitchell is an (almost) thirty-something dad who blogs daily tips and life lessons for dads of daughters at He spends his days practicing the arts of fatherhood and husbandry, while attempting to be a man of God and a professional raiser of philanthropic funds. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Photo Credit :: Danielle Rocke Toews 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Photo Credits can be found at the bottom of Michael’s original post. This Dad Does Incredible Things To His Kids’ Lunches Every Day. I Can’t Stop Smiling! In an electronics-filled world where everyone is suddenly too busy for each other, one father is reminding us the simple things are still what matter most. To see more of David's work, check out his flickr here.

Ultimately, time is the most valuable resource we have and spending it on the people we love most is vitally important. Share this if you think we need more dads like David! Elegant Toys That Explain Scary Medical Procedures To Kids. This is part of a series highlighting notable entries to our 2012 Innovation By Design Awards--Ed. A trip through a CT scanner can be a harrowing experience: Lying on a narrow examination table, you’re slid into a short tunnel, where you’re expected to remain perfectly still for half an hour while an X-ray tube rotates around you.

The exam is nerve-racking for those who understand the procedure, but it can be downright scary and bewildering for a child. In trying to demystify such procedures to kids, hospital personnel typically use dolls and real medical instruments like syringes and drips to kids, but those methods aren’t effective at dispelling the understandable fear.

“Examinations and operations are a cause of anxiety in the little patients, [which] can be relieved by informing them of what to expect during their visit,” writes Hikaru Imamura, a recent Eindhoven grad. ROCKABYE BABY! - Home.