Do you wonder how much screen time your child should have? How to make decisions about it all? You’ll find info in this latest Triple P blog post on Lane Kids about the Who? What? When? and Where? of kids and screen time, as well as hear what experts are saying. En español: El dilema sobre […]
Your toddler is talking, exploring and being more independent. They are also having to manage all sorts of emotions. Tips for helping your child learn to handle their emotions.
Spring is surely on the horizon, but winter rains and more will still be here for a while. Here’s some great ideas for winter fun and winter safety. En español: Haz maravillas del invierno y no una preocupación más.
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We’ve all seen it. You are in line at the grocery store and someone’s child is having a meltdown right there in the aisle. The howls, the tears, the frazzled parent just trying to pick up food for dinner. We’ve all thought to ourselves, “Whoa, glad that isn’t me!” Some of us add, “At least […]
Fall is here and it will soon be time to dress up and get candy. I hear children ask each other all year long, “What are you going to be for Halloween?” It can be an exciting and fun event, but it can also be scary and overwhelming. Like many things, Halloween may be more […]
The Emotion Regulation in Families study, which is part of the Psychology Department at the University of Oregon, is seeking mothers of children aged 36-60 months who have experienced the following in their lives: fear of abandonment in relationships, difficulty controlling anger, being impulsive, and having relationships with extreme ups and downs. Additional screening qualifications […]
When we learned that we were going to be having a child, we knew immediately that it would be important to for us to expose him to nature and the outdoors as much as possible. But we also knew that might be a challenge. It could be difficult to deal with adverse weather, diaper changes […]
Babies enter the world ready to learn. Before they can recognize words, grab an object or even focus their eyes, they can enjoy books. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued a policy encouraging parents to read aloud daily beginning in infancy. After all, if we want our children to become lifelong readers, we need to […]
Age-Appropriate Gift Ideas from Parenting Now! Suggested by our professional parenting educators The parenting educators at Parenting Now! want to remind parents that their time with their children is the best gift. Here are some other options: INFANTS (used with adult supervision once the child is old enough to sit up): Mirrors (unbreakable) Balls “Baby […]