Is Your Child Prone to Tantrums? Why Baby Sign Language Can Soothe Their Anger

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Fussy eaters toddlers, Terrible twos

Food for picky toddlers
Are you a new parent of an infant who is dreading the terrible twos and wondering how to deal with toddler screaming tantrums? Surprisingly, the key to cutting down on toddler tantrums may lie in communication: health experts consistently report that part of toddlers’ frustration is their lack of spoken language. They want the cookie but cannot get the cookie because they do not know the word: thence spring the tears and tantrums. What baby experts know about toddlers and communication is that introducing your infants and young toddlers to baby sign language could help minimize their frustration.
More than 100 years ago, a linguist named William Dwight Whitney found that hearing children who were born to Deaf parents were signing simple sentences by the age of six months. Some children do co

Healthy Toddler Snack and Meal Ideas

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Foods for picky toddlers, Fussy eaters toddlers, Newborn sleeping patterns

Dealing with the terrible twos
Feeding your child can be fun and easy until they learn to say no and cause a riot. Picky toddlers are only one part of dealing with the terrible twos, but dealing with a picky eater toddler does not have to be hard. Try out these food and meal ideas, and soon dealing with the terrible twos will not be so terrible!
Banana, almond butter, and banana sandwich
This easy recipe can be whipped up as an easy snack or it can be a healthy lunch when accompanied by some fruit and veggies. Feel free to swap out the almond butter for another nut butter, or add some berries on top to have your child get their fiber and protein without even realizing it!
Apple, cheddar,