Child Thinking Like Adult

Kids Do Not Think Like Us

One aspect of parenting that I didn’t grasp early on was just how immature kids are. When our children showed signs of being intelligent lifeforms - the ability to talk, listen and reason – I fell into the misconception that kids were just little versions of grown-ups. I thought that even though they were small physically, their…

Baby Talk

Know When to Stop the Baby Talk

One of our favorite things to do with baby was to make silly sounds and faces to see if he’ll reward us with an adorable giggle or grin. As baby learned to speak, we would substitute the goo goo’s and ga ga’s with more meaningful sounds like “mama” and “papa” or “mum mum” for eating and “boo…

Baby Booties

Watch What You Say Around Kids

You know what they say about little kids … they’re like sponges - they’ll absorb everything they hear and see. Well, our kids were more like parrots than sponges since they would repeat verbatim whatever we said. From the start, we knew kids were great at imitating speech and so we instituted some basic ground rules at home.…

Toddler Brushing Teeth

Beware Those Frequent Snacks

Growing up and even as adults, we’ve all heard the warning from our dentists and our parents to not eat too many candies, cookies, and other sweets. They’re bad for our teeth, they would say. Then there came a time when people stressed that you should also watch out for soft drinks (or soda or…