Advice for new parents- keeping your sanity

Parenting Tip for Keeping Your Sanity Keep your day flexible. Stop trying to get your newborn onto a schedule. There are many professionals out there that will tell you that your baby needs to sleep x amount a night, and during the day from this time to this time. Plus, you cannot leave the house…

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My child’s ears don’t work

AND just another day in your world…. Parent: Gentle hands Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!! I am so mad, how many times do I have to tell you? You don’t listen to me. Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! Get to your bedroom…

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Anger and The Child

AND ACTION Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Be gentle Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!!! You make me so mad. Keep your hands to yourself. Why can’t you listen? Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! I am taking away your tablet for the week. END SCENE How many…

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Why Messy Play for Babies and Tots?

Right from birth, your little baby has been learning about their world! As well as, they are creating connections in the brain that leads to incredible learning through out life. When we use sensory play with our children they are developing the sense of touch, curiosity, exploration and even language! I know, I hear you,…

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Creating a Healthy Relationship with my Child

When your house is filled with useless sound. The sound that serves no purpose but to annoy you. The louder it is, the more your body clenched.   Make the choice to live. Choose connection.   See what your child is saying. Mami, they are telling you something. They always are, just not using the…

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Child Development and What Does this REALLY mean?

Child development, we hear this term tossed around a lot in magazines, doctor’s offices, at the health units, and various programs. Yes, Little Hands & Me Parenting Network even takes this term one step more and suggests, “whole child development”.   So what is this whole child development? Why should you care about this when…

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NO more Wait and See Approach to LATE TALKERS! Find out more on Blessed Not Stresssed: This is Motherhood

Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood is joined by Heather T, a Speech Language Pathologist with the Speech Language Network in Saskatoon. Heather provides us information regarding early communication from birth to age 3! Wonder if your young toddler is a late talker? Find out what counts as words and TOOLS that you can use…

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Discipline in the First Three Years? Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

Fall Class schedule with FAST ACTION BONUS is NOW ON until July 25.  MONDAYS:  Parent Consults   TUESDAYS: 945am – Smiles & Giggles Newborn Coffee Time 11am – Baby Sign, Play & Explore- Purple 1pm – Baby Sign, Play & Explore – Purple 2pm – Salsa Babies 5:30pm – Salsa Tots – Pink 7-9pm –…

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Infant Directed Speech on Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

We are joined by Emily owner of High 5 Communications Resources. She shares her knowledge of Speech and Language including infant directed speech, why children use approximations in both their sign and oral language, and what counts as a word for ages.   Emily provides families with many invaluable resources find her here and here!

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