Sister Ann Richardson, author of Toddler Sense and co-author of Baby Sense, has offered her priceless advice for a selective group of 50 Port Elizabeth parents at the Toddlers Workshop on Friday afternoon 23 August from 13:00 – 17:00. She will talk on discipline, nutrition, potty training and sleep routines. The cost of R200 will include tea and refreshments, gifts as well as notes on the different subjects. Anyone interested can contact Lynette on firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know that all baby’s senses are fully developed before birth except for the sense of vision. This will take another 7 years to fully develop.
We all know how a new-born baby’s eyes are very “vague” for the first few weeks. It is best to hold objects about 20 – 30 centimetres away from baby’s eyes for him/her to see it. A baby will prefer his/her mother’s face above anything else, especially so if it is a smiling face. Moms will often intuitively move their heads up and down or from side to side as they talk to their baby. This will help baby to focus on its mommy.
When we were first pregnant, loads of advice was given. The two that stuck out most to us was:
My husband and I had loads of discussions on how we wanted to raise Millah and somehow those two things stuck like superglue.
Without even making the effort or even realizing consciously what we were doing, we always told her that “Millah CAN put her clothes on, Millah CAN hold her own botty, Millah CAN wash her hair …..”