Tears No More: A Free Report dealing with irritable kids

Free Report that covers these topics
1. Why are children irritable? 2. What makes your child irritable? 3. How does a child become calm?
By Mary-Ann Schuler
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Protection for your babies ears

When my niece was 2 years old, I noticed that she would cover her ears in noisy settings. Sometimes the sound of clapping, music and other sounds would cause her to get startled and cry. As a parent you never want your child to suffer and no kid should have to when there is something that we can do to help. In this video you will see the exact ear protection I purchased and use regularly with my now 3 year old niece. Even though this particular model is not noise canceling, they do a decent job of blocking out really loud noises.

How to Teach Your Baby to Read

How to Teach Your Baby to Read
By: Teaching your baby to read is becoming more and more high priority for parents now as it becomes clear that learning to read at a young age offers numerous advantages for the child once he or she begins school. Studies have consistently found that teaching a baby to read and helping children develop phonemic awareness well before entering school can significantly improve their development in reading and spelling. However, when it comes to teaching babies to read, there are two main teaching methods. These two main methods of teaching a baby or child to read are the whole language method, and the phonics and phonemic awareness method (the phonetic approach), which should be the preferred teaching method in helping children learn to read. Some prefer the whole language method, while others use the phonics approach, and there are also educator that use a mix of different approaches. With the Look-say approach of whole languag…

Transitioning Your Child From Crib To Bed

I want out! That’s one of  the messages your toddler will send when he’s ready to wave goodbye to the crib and say hello to a big-kid bed. Your child might actually verbalize displeasure, or more likely, simply climb out of the crib.

So, what can you do?
First, resist the temptation to move him out of the crib too early. Most experts recommend transitioning your child from the crib to the bed around age 3. Unless your child is climbing out of his crib or needs more space than a crib can provide – his body is growing at an astounding rate – it’s better to keep him in the crib, which allows him to feel safe. This way, your child can feel comfortable taking giant developmental leaps during the day, but still regress to the security of his old crib at night.

If you transition to a bed before age 3, you can plan on waking up to a little visitor next to your bed pretty much every night. When the time comes, however, you need to help your child transition smoothly to sleeping in a bed. For th…

Co-sleeping with your child

Co-sleeping is the practice where the child sleeps in bed with his parents. Not surprisingly, it is one of the most hotly debated and controversial topics related to pediatric sleep. Let’s see why.
Some people argue that co-sleeping is the right and natural way to raise a child because the practice fosters a stronger bond and a more secure attachment.

Conversely, others will tell you that co-sleeping is risky, ridiculous, or even dangerous and they don’t want it for their family.

So, which approach holds the truth?

First, it’s important to understand that co-sleeping is not magic. Although some proponents of the family bed would disagree, numerous couples have reported that their babies did not necessarily sleep deeper or longer because their parents were close by. In fact, some parents found that their child slept longer and woke less frequently when they stopped co-sleeping and moved him into his own crib.
However, whether families choose to co-sleep or have their children sleep in…

Potty Training your child

Potty training should be an enjoyable learning experience for the child and not an exasperating time for the parents. If you have tried potty training a child you know it is not sometimes an easy project. A lot of times it is more trying for the child than it is for the parents. To have a successful training experience you need to learn a few important things that are necessary for potty training a child.
When Is Your Child Ready For Potty Training?
It may be very difficult to know when the timing is right for potty training your child. It is really up to the child to make that decision. The normal time that children are ready for training is between the ages of 18 and 24 months. You will know when your child is ready because there are certain signs that will be present. Signs You Should Look For: 1. They will show some interest in using the toilet.
2. The child will try to imitate other people using the potty.
3. The child will begin telling you that they want to potty or tell you that …