Your toddler’s ‘no’ stage and how to handle it

They say your kids will ultimately forget what you’ve said, but will never forget the way you’ve made them feel.  And this is so important, especially during toddler-hood and the ‘no’ stage. There are two long-term consequences to what happens during the ‘no’ stage.  Depending on how this stage is handled (at home or in… Continue reading Your toddler’s ‘no’ stage and how to handle it

Don’t worry – you don’t have to feel ‘love at first sight’ with your baby

Experiencing ‘love at first sight’ with your baby sounds nice and it’s what most expectant moms believe they will feel. But it’s often simply not the case. And that’s totally OK. A great number of mothers don’t feel this way. They look at their baby and they just don’t feel anything, they don’t feel what… Continue reading Don’t worry – you don’t have to feel ‘love at first sight’ with your baby

Should you rotate which toys your baby is playing with?

Children learn by playing – often with toys. Play is to children what reading an informative article or book or practicing a sport is to adults. It is crucial to their cognitive development (everything having to do with intelligence: reasoning, memory, judgement etc) and creativity. Many parents believe they should rotate the toys available to their… Continue reading Should you rotate which toys your baby is playing with?

Welcome to dr Solomon’s wisdom

Dr Solomon’s Wisdom ‘your online resource to helping your baby and child become stronger and more resilient’ Are you a time-constricted, multi-tasking parent? Follow us and we will try to take a load off your shoulders by providing you with scientifically-based parenting information. We will give you simple explanations to very complicated child development issues.… Continue reading Welcome to dr Solomon’s wisdom