Dec 15, 2011

Sesame Street - Holiday of Chanukah



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Dec 8, 2011

Developmental Activities - 2 to age 3

What should you expect of children from 2 to 3 years old? Children this age are


- Becoming more aware of others and their own feelings.
- Often stubborn and may have temper tantrums.
- Developing a great interest in other children and enjoy being near them (although they are usually self-centered).
- Able to jump, hop, roll, and climb.
- Developing an interest in pretend play--playing at keeping house, for example, or pretending to cook and care for a baby.
- Expanding their vocabularies (from about 250 to 1,000 words during the year).
- Putting together 2, 3, and 4-word sentences.


What do 2 to 3 year old children need? Children this age require opportunities to
- Develop hand coordination (with puzzles or large beads to string or by scribbling, for example).
- Do more things for themselves, such as putting on clothing.
- Sing, talk, and develop their language.
- Play with other children.
- Try out different ways to move their bodies.
- Do things in the community, such as taking walks and visiting libraries, museums, informal restaurants, parks, beaches, and zoos.

Article Source - U.S. Department of Education

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Nov 8, 2011

Always happy and rejoicing!

All rights Mauricio de Sousa
Who would say that my baby would take care of all my time?

Incredible, after my little baby started to walk, she do not stop one second - always happy and rejoicing!. Walk everywhere, looking around the house all objects that exist within, making discoveries. Along with the pathfinders rides follow questions: - What is it Mom? What does it do? Why?

I think I'll just take her to school "maternal" or pre-school when she 3 years old. Hannah already doing swimming, walks on the beach and plays with her toys in the sand and sea water, a comfort that we have right in front of our apartment. Such activities means that She is constantly along with other children.

As my husband and I speaking more than one language, we are teaching her to be a polyglot. But it is not easy for her to listen and learn two differents sounds for the same thing or object.

Talking to people skilled in the task of teaching language and, reading a lot about the studies, I discovered that she has one more year to better capture the meaning of things because since she often mixes up in one short sentence. For the 18 months of life is natural.

Now, she sits on my lap when I go to the front of my notebook, looking for with her fingers touch the keys and screen. I lets she choose the profile pictures for me on Facebook and Google recently, she chose an interesting design, it looks at the drawing and says, "you" and sometimes says, "I am!"

But she leaves me every night and goes to find her dad. It's your more enjoyable activity all nights. With her father she flies, runs, jumps over, pulling his hair, plays up against him. I feel she is happy and knows how to divide your time.

Then, I think and pray; My L-rd, our Creator, thanks for making us so happy. I want 99 percent of our happiness to distribute to other people anywhere in the world. Only one percent of all happiness in my family it would be enough for us, by His grace and mercy.

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Oct 17, 2011

I'm a Child

Do not be afraid to be firm with me, I prefer that, makes me feel safer.

I can not have everything I want. Don't let me get with the bad habits, I depend of you to know what is right or wrong.

Do not correct me in anger and nor in the presence of strangers (I do not want be constrained). I will learn much more if you talk to me quietly and in privately.

Do not protect me all the time from the consequences of my mistakes, sometimes I prefer to learn the road rougher.

Do not take too seriously my little-crying, sometimes I need it to get the attention to my desires.

Do not be harsh to correct me, because I can do the opposite of what you tell me just to prove I think I'm right.

Do not make me promise if you can not do to me, this makes me deeply disappointed.

Do not be harsh with me when I need teaching, because I can go to the streets in search of replies that I not find in my house.

Do not show me how you is perfect and infallible, I'll be shocked when I discovered any error in you.

Do not say that my fears are silly, help me to understand them.

Do not say you can not control myself, I can think I'm stronger than you.

Do not treat me like a person without personality, remember that I'm alive and I am what I am.

Do not aim the defects of the people around me, this will create in me an early intolerant spirit.

Do not forget that I like to try things out alone, but never give up teaching me the right thing, even if I do not seems learn.

In the future you will see in me the fruit of what you planted.

And always, always teach me to smile even in difficult moments of life.

Do not tell me that G'd is harsh and vindictive, I have to trust in G'd, He will be good for me.

Thank you.

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Oct 12, 2011

Sukkot for Children

The Yom Tov (festive day) of Sukkot (booths) begins at sundown of the 14th day of Tishrei, five days after Yom Kippur. And what a change it is. We go from the most solemn day of the year to one of the most joyous times.

This year (2011), Sukkot, also called Zman Simchateinu, (the time of our gladness), starts at sundown, Wednesday, October 12th, and lasts for seven days. Sukkot is immediately followed by two separate Yomim Tovim (holidays), Shemini Atzeret on Thursday, October 20th, and Simchat Torah on Friday, October 21st, but we commonly think of them as part of Sukkot.

In Eretz Israel, The Yom Tov of Sukkot lasts for seven days followed by one separate Yom Tov, - Shemini Atzeret on Thursday, October 20th.

"Sukkot" means "booths" and refers to the temporary dwellings that HaShem commands us to live in during this Yom Tov ( see Vayikra, Parshat Emor 23:42-43) as our ancestors, the Bnei Yisroel wandered through the desert for forty years, living in temporary shelters.

The covering (roof) of the Sukkah, or the S'chach (literally, covering) must be a material that grew from the earth, was cut off from the earth, and not susceptible to Tumah (contamination). This includes tree branches, corn stalks, bamboo reeds, and sticks. But metals, leather, growing trees and foodstuffs are excluded. S'chach must be left loose, not bundled together or tied down. S'chach must be placed sparsely enough that rain can get in, and preferably sparsely enough that the stars can be seen, but not so sparsely that there is more sunlight than shade, and not more than ten inches open at any point. The covering must be put on last.

It is a Mitzvah (obligation), and of course, a lot of fun, decorating the Sukkah. A favorite decoration is drawings or charts of the Ushpizin (guests), the seven eminent biblical guests we invite to honor us by visiting our Sukkah. They are: Avraham, Yitzchok, Yaakov, Moshe, Aharon, Yosaif and David.

Others hang live fruit like apples and grapes from the S'chach. Bees like to visit the Sukkah too. Honor the Sukkah by bringing in your finest utensils, but never any pots and pans. A Sukkah must be treated with respect.

Learn more about Sukkot in the Torah Tots site
http://www.torahtots.com/holidays/sukkot/sukotstr.htm

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Oct 7, 2011

Yom Kippur for Children

Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement, falls on the eve of the tenth day of Tishrei. That’s when the fast begins too. It’s a big one… twenty-five+ hours!. This year (2011), Yom Kippur starts at sundown, Friday, October 7th, and ends Shabbat evening, October 8th with the sound of the Shofar.

Jews all over the world, even those who do not observe any other Jewish custom will (hopefully) refrain from work, fast and go to shul (synagogue) on Yom Kippur.
The holiday is mentioned in Vayikra Ch. 23:26 (et seq). It is a day set aside to "afflict the soul," to atone for the sins of the past year. In The Story of Rosh Hashana, we mention the "Books" in which Hashem inscribes all of our names. On Yom Kippur, the judgment entered in these "books" is sealed. This day is, essentially, your last appeal, your last chance to change the judgment, to demonstrate your repentance and make amends.

Learn all about the Yom Kippur - Story - Coloring Pages - Cards - Fun & Games http://www.torahtots.com/holidays/yomkipur/yomk.htm

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Sep 27, 2011

Rosh Hashanah for Kids


"May You be inscribed and sealed in The Book of Life for a Good Year"

Rosh Hashana means, literally, "head of the year" or "first of the year." Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year (5772). There is, however, very little similarity between Rosh Hashana, one of the holiest days of the Jewish year, and the secular New Year at December.

Rosh Hashana, is observed on the first and second day of the month of Tishrei. This year (2011), Rosh Hashana will begin sundown Wednesday, September 28th, ushering in the New Year 5772. Rosh Hashana is Thursday and Friday, September 29 and 30.

Learn more here Torah Tots.com

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Rosh Hashanah Video


Visit Jewish.TV for more Jewish videos.

"Just a regular, run-of-the-mill Itche Kadoozy video about the meaning of Rosh Hashannah. Except with lot's of bee jokes. Don't worry, we made the video and it still doesn't quite make sense to us."

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Aug 25, 2011

Hello Kitty - 37 years

An art exhibition with 200 items in Tokyo marks 37 year history of Japanese doll cat "Hello Kitty" - I love Hello Kitty until today!



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Aug 24, 2011

Death in the golden cage.

Some say the cinema, the radio and television had created a new aristocracy. For some artists and musicians is a kind of heaven in the hell, where they live and die in a dizzying time, absolutely predictable. These are people who fight hard for recognition and fame and then flirt with death, self-destruct and do not knows any type of boundary: are struggling to death inside the golden cage in which success has become. It was thus with so many that could not quote them here. They were all like rare jewels and unsurpassed in talent, now it was time for Amy Jade Winehouse.

All had in common - besides the great talent - the escapism, loneliness, insecurity, fear of life, and going into addictions dangerous. Basically they did not want applause, but attention; not the fame, but caring. Their pains and conflicts were wounds deep and painful.

When I thought about Amy, remembered the words of Carl Gustav Jung, the famous psychiatrist. He said - "The top talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits of humanity, they are stuck to the branches much thin, they can fall easily.

The fact is that we achieve true success when we are successful in our relationships, not very successful if we have only money or fame in what we do.

There are several obligations that we must fulfill to be a real success:
If you are a caring friend in the next hour of need
If you is a good son, by treating their parents pleasantly.
If is spouse and do support and understanding at all times.
A parent devoted and caring.
If you are honest and law abiding...

Those who contribute to the community, not just money or art but with time and positive effort, those who develop happy relationships, they are real success stories and rewarding way in live to count and be good role models for the younger (May G-d grant it).

You can be very good at it. Or maybe not. But most important is to be good as a human being: when it comes to the human being. A failed entrepreneur can also be a great success story, and a struggling actor can be a big star.

"Teach up a child from an early age and will respect you when grow up and will be good for you in your old age."

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Aug 17, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family 11 & 12

You have five minutes or an entire lifetime to be an exemple
The Family is forever, but the loops should always be well tied

11. Create moments alone with each one:

Encourage exclusives occasions between husband and wife, mother or father with a son/daughter, among other possibilities, facilitates communication and understanding among family members, promotes understanding between persons and facilitates the creation of feelings of intimacy and trust.

Besides, confidences are always different between the sexes. The conversation of a child boy with his father and vice versa are often unique.

12. Be you an example:
Your attitudes in the family context can generate admiration for yours relatives. When there is this admiration, the possibility for bonds is greater.

In relationships there is the common intention between the parties to add values and is only possible to obtain these values, usually, from someone we can have admiration,

“It is not incumbent upon you to complete the work, but neither are you at liberty to desist from it" (Avot 2:21)

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Aug 12, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family; 9 & 10

Good attitude erase the past mistakes
Healthy attitudes are virtues, grow it!

9. Do not wait for the weekend.
Try to remember to tighten the bonds, always. A phone call, email, or even a message by phone to say hello, may be displays of affection that make a difference.

With greater interaction time the people will know each other better and add the other person's strengths, discovering affinities and, thereafter, strengthen the ties that can lead to the construction of more stable bonds.

10. Acknowledge your own mistakes.
Nobody is perfect in the family, including parents. Assume failuresmay require a change, since the person reflected on his action anda next similar situation, try to act differently.

This behavior flexibility generates confidence in the person to whomis related, because it gets the idea that the error may not be repeated. However, don’t apologize too much or be defensive. The key is to be action-oriented and focus on the future. How will your misstep be remedied? What will you do differently going forward?

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Aug 11, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family; 7 & 8

7. Avoid the hectic and stressful routine interfere on the family contact.
It is unpleasant to find a person at home with a frown, unwilling to talk. Try to imagine that, when you go through the door of entry, the concerns of the work will stay on the outside.

The family can be a great way to distraction! In a few moments, you can also try leave the work and other commitments in the background. This attitude may indicate appreciation of family contact, such a stance as if the person is telling: You all are important to me.

8. Bet on the affectivity.
There are several ways of expressing it, worth using their creativity to adapt them to time and routine that you have.

Do not forget the physical affection. A simple hug for comfort is a very strong bond. The affection may be a way of bringing people together. From it, other feelings central to the relations established are formed, such as; respect, understanding, tolerance, among others.

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Aug 8, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family; 5 & 6

You can strengthen the affective bond with small actions

5. Create moments of leisure with all
Family members serve as support in difficult times, but they can be wonderful companions for moments of distraction and fun. When the children are small it is easier: Just invite and everyone will want. However, when the children grow and become more independent, these occasions are increasingly uncommon. When the family cultivates these habits early on, generates the possibility of preserving recreational activities together in more mature stages.

6. Try to be available
No need to be a superhero: It is impossible to be available all the time and the family needs understand, especially the children. However, demonstrate willingness to talk and give attention, where possible, is essential. The parents should make it showing with words; "Share with me" - "I am your partner" or "If you need, I'm here" are phrases that help the children find a moment to talk.

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Aug 4, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family; 3 & 4

3. Create moments of interaction:
It is important to create spaces that will promote an bonding. We live in the imperative of lack of time, but is necesary to worry about creating moments to live with our family members.

To circumvent this lack of time, the programs can be with set daily tasks like household activities, for exemple, which allow exchange of experiences. Domestics activities help all family members to appropriate the belongings of the home, learning together the tasks and activities that children will have to make in the future.

4. Encourage the dialogue:
This is one fundamental practices. There is no way to live together under one roof if there is no conversation or if the family members do not share their feelings and experiences of life. The dialog allows us to know what another is thinking or feeling and is the best way to resolve the disagreements.

Family members should be the best natural partners for children, parents and grandparents. Ask for grandparents to tell how their lives were and what they think of life as a whole. It is an interesting way to co-build the family history through the older protagonists. This allows to know how habits have changed and that life is full of obligations and responsibilities, no matter what social position or present situation.

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Aug 3, 2011

12 Tips to keep the union of family; 1 & 2

Grow the studies showing how family members interfere in our physical and mental health, regardless of age. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, for example, found that elderly patients recover much faster when accompanied by relatives after the accident brain ischemic. Yet another recent study by the University of Oregon, USA, indicated that parents with relationship difficulties are more likely to have babies with sleep disorders.

Keep the bonding is an advantage, but again is not always easy. "There are families who find themselves a lot, but people are not so close because no have affinity. "We have built links with people who may not always exist in families," explains the psychologist Eliana Alves, Regional Council of Psychology of Rio de Janeiro.

Check out a few of everyday life ingredients that can enhance bonding, and increasing - in fact - the union between relatives.

There are twelve tips - I will publish two each day.

1. Respect the limits of each one.
This is one of the hardest habits, it means accepting some differences. Each parents and children develop this sense of each way, says the psychiatrist individual family has its rhythm, its way of experiencing things in life. Both Paulo Zampieri. Try respect these peculiarities, this can help resolve family conflicts in a way much easier.

2. Prioritize good humor
Try seeing family conflicts with more disposition. Many of them come for reasons small and are fed by fatigue and stress of everyday life. Facing conflict is already better than avoiding them and must be with good humor - if not in a good mood every time will be similar to a complaint or reprimand, says Paulo Zampieri.

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Jul 20, 2011

Yes, there are Angels

Angel or Little Bee? Does not matter...
1. It is said there are Angels
In Heaven above
And they shine with the light
Of an inner love
2. Of these things
I had not a clue
But that was
Before I found you
3. For in you I’ve found
A love that is so right
It shines all around
With the brightest light
It comes from somewhere
4. So deep within
That it has no beginning
And knows no end
Your love is a light
That brightens each day
5. Of all of the people
You see on your way
Where ever you go
Or whatever you do
All see the love
That you have inside
That G'd sent you here
To a place where you’d be
Sharing such love
With someone like me Is proof for me
6. That angels exist
And are filled with a love
That no human could resist
I thank G'd each day
For finding the time
For looking down on me
And making you mine
7. So yes there are Angels
In heaven above
I know because Gd sent me one to love


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Jul 18, 2011

Jewish Women International

JWI is the leading Jewish organization empowering women and girls - through economic literacy; community training; healthy relationship education; and the proliferation of women’s leadership.

Our innovative programs, advocacy and philanthropic initiatives protect the fundamental rights of all girls and women to live in safe homes, thrive in healthy relationships, and realize the full potential of their personal strength.

Ending Violence Against Women
One in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime – as early as her teens. We design innovative programs to protect the security of women and girls, from healthy relationship education for teens, to economic literacy for women of every age. Organizations turn to us for critical resources and training, delivered through national and local forums, that empower professionals, advocates and clergy to end domestic violence and protect the fundamental rights of women.

Taking Action
At the grassroots level, at the United Nations and on Capitol Hill, our advocacy agenda is centered on violence prevention and reproductive rights. We convene the Interfaith Coalition on Domestic Violence, gathering the larger faith community as a key partner in education and prevention. And we engage Jewish women across the country in creative grassroots efforts – working with their members of Congress through our national advocacy network, and lending their unique energy to programs that educate their communities about critical issues.

A Future for Women and Children at Risk
Our current philanthropic initiatives reflect our long-held and long-term commitment to transform at-risk young lives into healthy, productive futures. Our 60-year relationship with the Jerusalem Hills Children’s Home represents our investment in a partnership that anchors our commitment to Israel and its most fragile and vulnerable citizens. Our National Library Initiative and Mother’s Day Flower Project bring resources and support to battered women and their children.

Empowering Jewish Women
We celebrate women’s achievements, and in doing so inspires the next generation of leaders. In person, in print and online we spotlight dozens of Jewish women, and awaken thousands more to their own strength and extraordinary potential as agents of change. Our award-winning magazine, Jewish Woman, has received more than 30 national awards for its creative content, writing and design.

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Jun 26, 2011

Search: Parents & Children for Adoption

A child begotten in the heart
A LOVE CONQUERED
The research for the thesis was performed with 400 foster parents, adopted children and biological children who are adopted brothers, residents of 17 states and 105 different cities of Brazil. The results showed the characteristics of the population of adoptive families in Brazil, including their motivations and feelings about the adoption process and verified the existence of some relationships between different variables described in general. The following table shows some myths and truths found in empirical research:

MYTHSTRUTHS
Adopted children often have problemsAdopted son has difficulties in school or with education or affective relationship
Adoptive parents prefer not to disclose the adoption to the childThe adoptive parents are told about adoption, but do not like talking about it more frequently with his son
Adopted children always think the family of origin and want to meet herAdopted son did not want to have a lot of information or know the biological family, but wants to chat with the adoptive parents about the adoption
Choosing the child to be adopted makes the link affectThe choice of the child did not cause greater or lesser quality in the relationship affects
The motivation for adoption is alwaysinfertility63% ofadopters adopted by infertility, and 37% reported = altruistic motivations to help the
Child'smotivation for adoption is critical to the success of adoption and adoptions "charity" does not "give someMotivation (altruism or infertility) did not determine best romantic relationship
Only rich people can adoptAdopters exist in all levels of economy, but there is a predominance of people with better purchasing power and better socio- cultural
Enlightened People are less demanding and have less biasAre the adopters of lower income and socio-cultural adoptions have more altruistic and had minor requirements in relation to the child. The proportion of people of religions and Protestant spirit is higher among adopters than the general population
Early adopters prefer newborn babiesYes, the adopters adopt babies up to 3 months (71%), with a slight preference for white girls and healthy.
Adopt must be natural and do not need special preparation forThe adopters and adopted children say it is essential to have a preparation for the adoption
Currently adoptions are through the legal system52% of adoptions are legal - made ​​in the courts and 48% are informal adoptions - the child's record as a biological child
Now nobody discriminates against adoptiveFamilies by adoption and the children suffer discrimination claim that it is almost always the extended family and friends, not strangers
Adopted children of different skin color have more trouble regarding discriminationSkin color of the adopted child has not brought greater discrimination or prejudicial treatment
Parents who have biological children and foster greater sense are the biologicalParents and biological children say the treatment is the same, but say that adopted children sometimes Biologists have better treatment
Is better not to know the adopted child of his adoptionOne of the biggest problems was found in families where disclosure has occurred late (after 6 years) and / or inadequate (made by others)
It is better not to talk much of matter with the adoptive son not to enhance the importance of originParents should feel comfortable talking about it with her ​​adopted son. Adopted children say that the "dialogue" is an important factor for the success of adoptive relationship.
Children have difficulty in loving adoptive parents adoptive92.5% of children said they love their adoptive parents, adoptive parents cite the attribute "being affected" as the principal in her adopted children

(Source: Lidia Natalia Dobrianskyj Weber)

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May 29, 2011

First Words

Crying, smiling, babbling. All this is already reporting that the baby will have a long way - up to five years - for the acquisition of vocabulary and sentence formation and fluid dialogue.
Pay attention to the process of language, the acquisition is critical to make sure everything is going in the right phase or if there are problems that need to be investigated and treated. How language is directly related to hearing, it is important to note the willingness of children to a variety of sounds throughout childhood. This evaluation can be done when the baby is still at the nursery (newborn hearing screening or otoacoustic emissions) and / or further along in its development (audiometry, for example).

The most common causes of speech disorders are temporary hearing loss (such as those caused by infections of the ear) or permanent. There are still gaps and remaining addictions (such as thumb sucking, prolonged use of pacifier and bottle, among others) that could impair proper development of muscles of the face, hindering the production of some sounds. The disturbance in the acquisition or development of speech may also occur for reasons neurological.

Positive attitudes
At the time of breastfeeding make the child in sitting position. This prevents the milk go to the eustachian tube and reach the ear, causing ear infections.
Encourage your child to speak, when he wants something. Do not forward it to serve simply as a gesture use, for example, when you want to point an object out of reach.
Always talk with your child correctly. Avoid exchanging letters and over-diminutives.
To correct the wrong phrase spoken by the child, just repeat it correctly without drawing attention to the error, but emphasizing the hit.
Follow the guidance of a pediatrician and, given time, make the inclusion of solid foods that require chewing.
Do not extend the use of pacifiers and bottles. If the child uses a pacifier, it only restricts the hours of sleep or in moments of pain and anxiety. The limit for use of those tools is up to two years of age.

Stay tuned and see a pediatric doctor if:
- In the first three months of life the baby does not make any sound or not babbling;
- Upon completion of one year, the child does not emit any syllable;
- With two years, does not name objects or mount two or three sentences with words;
- When she starts talking, trade for similar sounds, for example, "p" and "b", "f" and "v", among others;
- In the third year of age does not arise as "I" or "My"

HIAE - Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo - Brazil.
Renata Soneghet; Phonoaudiologist, a specialist in voice, coordinator of the Speech Pathology Service.
Ana Lucia Artoni Kozonara; Specialist in Communication Disorders, Speech Therapist.

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May 5, 2011

Babies eating what the mother eats

Studies show that the more varied the diet of breastfeeding mothers, make the children more readily accepting a greater variety of foods.

While you breastfeed, your child eats (indirectly) everything you eat, and studies show that breast milk taste varies depending of what the mother eats. A more natural and varied diet has a great chance to meet all your needs and your baby needs and take your first steps to enrich and take care for the taste of your child.

When it comes time to vary between breastfeedings and other foods, you can begin to offer soft food and solid food, offering more than ever a wide variety of foods, of course obeying the constraints for each stage of development.

Reminder: Nature provides all the possible variety of foods we need. Some babies may prefer to skip the stage of purees and soups and go straight to the chewing of truth.

Try it and see the way your child better accept new foods. Find the best temperature, consistency, combination of ingredients, spices, etc.. and never forget, be very careful with the salt.

Make a well dish pretty, to be filled with excitement and teach your child to enjoy the best!

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Apr 30, 2011

You are the best toy

You're the first, the best entertaining and most artifact to learning of your baby. You have a face that changes expressions and eyes that move,you make sounds that your baby likes, you have ten fascinating fingers to grab, make signals, hold and pulls

Any play offers learning, your child's toys are tools. The best way to use the toys is to be aware of their limitations. They can improve the development, but can never replace the contact with parents.

Many of the best toys is already within in your home, are house hold items, in general daily use. One child of 1-2 year of age, for example, plays and learns from various objects found in your kitchen: measuring spoons, cups, pots or plastic basins. When the baby can walk, save some of these materials in the entertainment box or cabinet, where can reach them without your help. Do not throw away any boxes clean, including cylindrical boxes of cereal and of toys that come store, in general the baby will find the boxes more interesting than the contents.


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Apr 28, 2011

Toys do not replace the love

In effort to give the best for the children, we parents sometimes buy toys and artifacts of learning in exaggeration, but these creative and expensive colored artifacts are only useful for children if their basic needs for food, love and care are being met.

The development of skills encouraged by the toys is only part of the whole that they need. The children should developing as full human being, body, mind and spirit.

The children benefit from optimal development by amount of time we devoted to them and by our participation in relation to imaginative plays, reading and music with them. The interaction with the child is more important than material goods.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Committee For Early Childhood And Children in Preschool, the parents may be wasting money to buy educational toys with the specific intention of increasing a child's IQ or replace the dedication.

Similarly, learning toys do little to promote social behavior. Develop deep relationships with people does more to promote the social skills your child than any object that we can buy.

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Apr 7, 2011

Adoption is donation, act of love

Generate means create, conceive, produce, train, develop... Words that apply perfectly fertilization and the gestation of a new being.

To adopt you also need to generate within themselves the same desire. Adoption is an act of courage and love, without prejudice, and with full responsibility for that new person who entered in the family and will become part forever. The decision of the couple and the adaptation of family are essential so that the child be loved by all, smoothly, and that is welcome! We're talking of love, the encounter between mother, father and the son of the heart We talk about adoption.

Adoption is donation. Is love. Simple.

Is the love which moves the desire to adopt, that gives the certainty that the child needs you, that gives the patience to wait for legal decisions and promotes this meeting for life.

A professional opinion - Say or not say to the child; you was adopted.
Dr. Luiz Eduardo Py -Psychologist and Psychiatrist
"Adoption is much more to give than to receive. When we have adopted is to care for a child helpless. The motivation must be generous.
Adoption is a very nice gesture because it is a donation. And most importantly: the child must soon find out that she was adopted. Do not cease to inform it at the earliest opportunity, explaining to her what is adoption.
The environment of freedom at home, and the opportunities that arise in day-to-day, for example, can help in time to tell for the child about the adoption. Remember what he was chosen to be loved. The child did not come from the belly, but of the heart."

- The adoption, since in ancient history is reported as a grandiose act and unconditional love. Moses, for example, was adopted by Pharaoh's daughter and educated as a Prince.

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Apr 6, 2011

The Happiness Of Parents & Children.

The happiness of parents influence the children

Studies show that happy parents influence the child positively.

When babies are still in formation in the womb, children feel emotions and listen to sounds. Paused sound and calm movement, felt by the infant as signs of calm, while the contrary are received as alerts.

The same goes if developing with growth; calm and cheerful mother (and dad) are perceived by the child as good signs, making the child be cheerful and calm too.

The relationship with moms is stronger until the age of 15 years.

Nearly three quarters of the children whose mothers are happy, the children are happy in home.

The finding of the British Institute for Social and Economic Study of 40,000 households with children aged 10 to 15 years - "When the mother is unhappy, only 55 percent of children fully satisfied with family life.".

Professors from the institute found that the happiest children who are living with two parents and any younger brothers or sisters. Younger relatives are associated with a lower level of satisfaction. Having older brothers or sisters shall not affect the happiness of children.

Therefore, mom, be Happy. No matter the misfortunes of life. Nothing is perfect, frighten away the sadness. Look around and give thanks to Gd for the life. What's sad is past, make do better now, and contribute with your entity most beloved: Your child.

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Mar 31, 2011

Lose This Child

Synopsis:

"Sometimes a beach isn't just a beach. As the sun goes down over the ocean, the sand comes to life and takes on the forms of an entire mini eco-system of aquatic life. Sea turtles are born, eels emerge to pursue their prey and Mother Earth orchestrates it all."



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