Blog Posts - Parenting Toddlers



Wedding Update

So the wedding went according to plan – a complete stressful nightmare. I’ve only just recovered from the saga, and can honestly say that I don’t wish to do it again in the near future. I am in the middle of writing my experiences,...
by Not So Perfect Mummy Diaires on Aug 30, 2016

How to Survive a Wedding with a Toddler (or at least, just get through the day)

This is an honest and realistic guide of what to expect if you’re taking a child under two to a wedding. If you’ve been invited to a wedding, and so has your child, chances are they actually want them there, or they don’t have kids themselves a...
by Not So Perfect Mummy Diaires on Aug 30, 2016

"It all goes by so fast" isn't all a bunch of crap

In less than two weeks, my eight pound, 15 ounce, bald, beautiful, bouncing baby boy will graduate from high school.Let me rephrase that.In less than two weeks, my six foot, five inch, curly-haired, beautiful 17-year old baby boy will graduate from h...
by Writing - It's My Thing on May 18, 2015

Dear 3 year old

I love you dearly, and not a second goes by where I don’t think how lucky I am to be your Mummy. BUT………….. You really know how to push my patience to the end of the line, to the point where I could literally pull my own...
by mumofthreeboys on May 9, 2015

(Un) Surprising things about child development

With all humans being different, it’s surprising really, how much comparison there is between parents between children.  We all know of people who’d had comments made because their baby Is ‘late’ at hitting a milestone whether it’s speech,...
by Bubbablue and Me on Feb 24, 2015

Toddlers driving me insane!

Assalammu'alaikum family, friends, readers and followers of this blog! I hope your weekend was great and your Monday wasn't that blue.. I just read an article and this write up is definitely inspired by Katie M. McLaughlin's 7 Annoying Things Toddle...
by -Junaidah- on Jan 5, 2015

Thе Parenting Rоllеr Cоаѕtеr

Nоthіng іn thе wоrld gіvеѕ uѕ thе highs оr thе lоwѕ thаt we get from раrеntіng! The exhilaration and еxресtаtіоn as thе саrt іѕ pulled to thе tор оf thе roller-coaster lоор, fоllоwеd bу thе ѕсrеаmіng,...
by Successful Parenting on May 2, 2014

How I Know the Apple Didn't Fall Far From the Tree

Do you ever have those moments when you look at your family and are all, Who AREyou people? Throughout our marriage, there have been occasional times when my husband will do something so outlandish that I have to perform a quick time-lapsed review of...
by Sandra Mitchell on Apr 21, 2014

How I Know the Apple Didn't Fall Far From the Tree

Do you ever have those moments when you look at your family and are all, Who AREyou people? Throughout our marriage, there have been occasional times when my husband will do something so outlandish that I have to perform a quick time-lapsed review of...
by Sandra Mitchell on Apr 21, 2014

First Dentist Visit? 5 Books To Prepare Your Kiddos For The Big Day

Going to the dentist is a necessary evil. With their drills, bright lights, and masked faces, it’s easy to understand why children would be scared; after all, a visit can be down right uncomfortable. However, there are several books you can pic...
by Earnest Parenting on Oct 29, 2013

Baby time: Changing roles for a month

I am yet to experience the joys of motherhood but I regularly find myself reading about natural parenting and birthing. I’m not sure why but it seems to fit with my quest to ‘make sense of things’ so I roll with it. My friend’...
by Making Sense of Things on Jun 29, 2013

Baby time: Changing roles for a month

I am yet to experience the joys of motherhood but I regularly find myself reading about natural parenting and birthing. I’m not sure why but it seems to fit with my quest to ‘make sense of things’ so I roll with it. My friend’...
by Making Sense of Things on Jun 29, 2013

Baby time: Changing roles for a month

I am yet to experience the joys of motherhood but I regularly find myself reading about natural parenting and birthing. I’m not sure why but it seems to fit with my quest to ‘make sense of things’ so I roll with it. My friend’...
by Making Sense of Things on Jun 29, 2013

Tips for Healthy Eating on a Theme Park Vacation

Written By Kendra Thornton Theme parks are a lot of fun for kids and adults alike, but they can pose challenges for health-conscious parents.  Many parks do not allow outside food or beverages, and the fare inside the park can be overprice...
by Successful Parenting on Jun 7, 2013

Saturday is Caption Day

From a recent trip to the Lakes – A scene straight out of Watership Down (And no, the bunny isn’t real as I have already been asked). “Bright Eyes…tra-la-la” To put the photo in context, here is another pic of Tara havin...
by Casa Costello on Apr 27, 2013

8 Ways To Tame Toddler Tantrums

I guess I had some unrealistic idea that my second daughter would sail through the age of two and three without one temper tantrum.  I have no idea what delusional world I was living in at all.  This does not seem to be the case, in fact it...
by Sippy Cup Chronicles on Feb 23, 2013

New Mom at the Birthday Party

One thing I’ve always loved about going to birthday parties with my kids was seeing friends, husbands, and siblings. I have a group of friends I had known since my oldest was 9 months old, and a newer group with the Preschool my boys had been a...
by A Time Out for Mommy on Jan 7, 2013

Toddler Taming: 5 Ways To Distract Your Toddler

Rather than have a showdown or a battle of wills, why not try to distract your toddler? It works every time, so try one of the tips here.
by Loving Your Child on Oct 25, 2012

Kidville Las Vegas offers open house for Preschool Alternative @KidvilleLV

  This Monday August 13th, Kidville at Tivoli Village is offering a special open house for parents of toddlers ages 2-3.3 years old for their alternative preschool program Kidville University!... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...

Imagination Ignited at Camp @KidvilleLV

  Last week I wrote about the 3 gifts Camp Kidville has given to me as a parent.  This week I thought I would focus on one amazing gift Camp Kidville in Las Vegas at Tivoli Village has shared... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...


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