How to strengthen Parent-child relationship

After the last couple of months of stress and uncertainty, we wanted to share this blog post about how to reset and how to rebuild parent-child relationships. Our children are struggling and do not understand everything that is happening which is why we want to place focus on building and maintaining strong relationships within the family unit.

https://www.verywellfamily.com/tips-to-strengthen-families-617242?utm_source=emailshare&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=shareurlbuttons

Corona virus activities

We found a lovely activity pack created by Long Creations that will keep the kids busy, help them to understand and process the world we are experiencing at the moment. It might even spark some conversation at the family dinner table.

2020 Covid-19 time capsule sheets.pdf

If you want to see what else Long Creations has to offer, here are some links:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/LongCreations/about/?ref=page_internal

https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/LongCreations1?fbclid=IwAR1aWMVqISKBI-cNM9ixVQoaQr1R9JYXCDuMaI4wWySXTuU7ZewGXM2XbB0

Summer Holiday Speech Therapy ideas

Cute toddler boy and his young mother watering plants in the garden at summer sunny day

It’s so important for your child to learn through experiences. Take the opportunity this holiday to engage with your child, expanding their vocabulary, targeting their articulation and having fun whilst learning and bonding together. Here are some easy ideas to incorporate language development through daily activities. We hope you enjoy them during this festive season! 

https://www.speechtherapytalk.com/summer-speech-therapy-ideas.html

Some additional ideas:

https://www.speechtherapytalk.com/holiday-speech-therapy.html

Building a secure attachment bond with your baby.

A secure attachment bond teaches your baby to trust you, to communicate their feelings to you and eventually to trust others as well.

As the baby connects with you the baby learns to  have a healthy sense of self and how to be in a loving empathetic relationship.

A secure attachment causes the parts of the baby’s brain responsible for social and emotional development, communication and relationships to grow and develop in the best way as possible.

Read more about how to build this bond.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/parenting-family/building-a-secure-attachment-bond-with-your-baby.htm

How to keep toddler busy while mom is busy

All mothers know the struggle of having to get that load of laundry in, making that phone call or having to get dinner going and not knowing how to keep your toddler busy for those couple of minutes. Here Sammy from Sammy Approves gives moms a couple of tips and tricks for how to keep your toddler busy without giving them a phone or a tablet.

Thank you Sammy, we hope this helps our mothers out.

https://sammyapproves.com/keep-toddler-busy/