Baby food should be a transition period for your child toward eating real nutrient and dense foods in bites that they can manage. Homemade baby food is a way to offer nutritious wholesome foods to your baby, but the process and the preparation is not a ritual that I enjoy dragging on longer than necessary.
90% of the noises kids make from 6+ months are whining, not crying When your child is whining please don't run to theIr every whim and offer your best consoling. Let's all start to teach our children to solve their own problems whenever possible. It might sound like they are crying but they are really just whining loudly with an additional wail for dramatic effect.
My son really enjoys playing youth soccer. He loves practices and games. He is learning to be a part of a team, and to follow the coach’s instructions. Our son is not a standout in the six and under division, but he enjoys participating and I support his participation in youth sports. I loathe the after game snack requirement.
Chinese Swimmer, Fu Yuanhui, made international headlines when she discussed her period following her team’s Olympic performance. Her team placed 4th in the 4x100 meter medley relay, narrowly missing a medal. (Fu went on to win an individual bronze in back stroke). Fu admitted she was grimacing with abdominal pain following the race because she started her period the day before
Our 5 year old son recently began doing a regular chore once per day. Since we heat our house with a wood stove we tasked L with moving five pieces of fire wood from our wood pile to the front porch. Our son has been helping with the collecting and stacking wood since
I am constantly trying to evaluate what level of independence my two children are capable of. One of my philosophies on parenting is to not do anything for your child that your kid can do. This is not realistic, of coarse, I pick up toys and pack backpacks, and I spoon feed kids that are more interested in toys then dinner. However, I acknowledge that my children are capable of many things