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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
When can baby sit in a high chair? I know it’s a common question, but it would still baffle first-time parents.
I’m guilty of buying almost everything before giving birth, and I was convinced I needed to purchase them in advance – booster seats, play mats, and of course highchair.
To be fair, it was on sale. Ha!
Nevertheless, one of the important things I learned in motherhood is that you shouldn't rush everything whether it’s about enjoying way too advanced toys or using gears that babies are not yet ready to use.Continue reading
Have you ever felt like there is way too many baby stuff nowadays? You stroll in the mall, and you see activity stations, bouncers and pretty much anything in between. However, not everything you see is compatible to your child.
You may ask, when can baby use Jumperoo? Let’s face it; it’s probably one of the most popular gears today. I know because all my mom friends have it!Continue reading
As a self-confessed bookworm, one of the things I wished for when I was pregnant was for my little one to love reading books too. So I religiously read to my then-infant anything from fairy tales to famous children’s stories.
When my baby boy turned six months old, I bought him some cloth and board books. But as expected, he had more appreciation for those with photos, drawings and colourful images than the ones with letters. That’s normal.
And I know all of you are wondering as well: when do kids learn letters? When do they even start to recognise them?Continue reading