Category Archives for "Child Development"

How To Have A Stress-Free Travel With 18-Month old

If you want to travel with your 18-month old toddler with no hassle or inconvenience, then this post is for you.

Are you planning to travel with 18-month old toddler? I know you’re probably anxious especially if it’s their first time to go out of town.

I already wrote about flying with a child in this age group, and I included some tips to make it a non-traumatic experience for the little one, the passengers and you.

But what if it’s a road trip? At this point, you can’t just leave them with a movie if you’re travelling for hours.

For the first two, it might entertain them for a while, but eventually, they will get bored. Don’t worry though because I’ve been there and we’ve done that. So trust me, you got this.

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18-Month Old: Is It The Right Time For School?

Read on if you’re wondering if school for 18-month old toddler is the right thing for them at this time.

A friend of mine told me her son, who is older by five months than my little boy, already started going to playschool. At the time, her toddler was only two years old.

My husband and I both thought it was probably way too early. Still, part of me wanted him to socialise more because there were very few kids his age in our neighbourhood.

You’re probably asking the same question – is it time to go to school for 18-month child? Will they get overwhelmed?

Will they adjust quickly? Most importantly, is it the ideal age to enrol them?

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11 Important Skills You Need To Teach Your 18-Month Old Toddler

Toddlerhood is fun. I know most people say it’s one of the toughest phases and while that’s true, it’s also the stage where you’re starting to see your little one’s personality.

And that I think, is what makes it beautiful and challenging. When considering what to teach 18-month old child, there are many things you can do.

By this time, they have already acquired various skills and reached plenty of developmental milestones. The thing is, you don’t have to worry if you’re teaching them too much or just enough.

The following includes some of the basic and most important stuff you have to cover:

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10 Things on How Toys Affects Your Child’s Development

Choosing a toy for your child may seem an easy task. But, for those who knows how toys affect child development, they would be more meticulous in choosing one.

All of those thousands of toys along the toy alley affects your child’s growth differently.

For the fact that a child’s brain learns faster than an adult, and that during childhood is the time when most of our personalities are developed, that means whatever we expose our child too will greatly affect them.

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When Babies Start Talking Clearly And How To Reinforce

Have you ever wondered when do babies start talking clearly? I’ve always been excited to reach that milestone. Not only because I want to hear my baby say adorable things but I found it vital when asking them how they feel when they’re sick.

Case in point, when they’re incessantly crying, and you have no idea if they have tummy pain or a toothache. For this reason, I taught my little boy the most core body parts like “belly” and “teeth”.

Also, my mum often told me little boys were a bit delayed when it comes to their speech development. Here, we’ll find out if it’s true.

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