Development

Determined Boy

Supamamas toddler development Your toddler will make huge strides physically, intellectually, and emotionally, whether it’s learning to use the potty or how to make friends. Here’s a look at the developmental milestones to come. Throwing and kicking a ball (12 months) Soon after her first birthday, your child will show interest in ball play — […]

Speech difficulties and getting help

Supamamas speech difficulties and solutions One of the aspects of difficulty in speech in toddlers is characterized by stuttering, which by definition is is a fluency disorder with unknown causes. It is believed that there may be indicators to if a child would develop a stutter. Some strong ones include- family history of stuttering, child’s […]

Universal characteristics of children

 Supamamas universal characteristics of children Parents all over the world like to think of their children as being unique and special. This is seen right from birth and sometimes even well before that where special care and attention is given to the child. Child related studies also agree that each child is unique and ought […]

Why should children play sports?

 Supamamas children should play sports Sports and physical activity generally play a significant part in the school experience for many kids. Physical activity is the most obvious benefit of sports participation. Children often spend too much time watching television or playing video games. But sports practices and games provide an opportunity for exercise that can […]

Toddler Social Skills Milestones

Understanding language is far more important to your toddler than actually speaking it. Once they really understand, they will communicate with you. Your toddler’s first words are almost always labels ie: names for people, animals or other things that are important to them. As a toddler, your child will have a language explosion – they […]

Toddler Eating Development Milestones

Below are some of the typical milestones to expect as your child grows.  Between 12-18 months, your child will: Eat ground, mashed, or chopped table foods (including soft pieces of meat) by 15 months Use her tongue well to move food from side to side in the mouth Lose a bit of food or saliva […]

Toddler Understanding and Thinking Milestones

Right from birth, children are aware of their surroundings and want to explore them. As your child plays and interacts with the people and objects around him, he learns about his body, his home, and the world around him. Below are some of the typical developmental milestones for “cognitive skills” (thinking and understanding) Between the […]

Toddle motor skills development

 Gross Motor development involves the larger, stronger muscle groups of the body. In early childhood, it is the development of these muscles that enable the baby to hold his/her head up, sit, crawl and eventually walk, run and skip. Between the ages of 12–18 months, your child should: Start walking independently Attempt to run, or […]

Let your child play

Playing is one of the most important things you can do with your child. The time you spend playing together gives your child lots of different ways and times to learn. It also helps your child: Build confidence Feel loved, happy and safe Develop social skills, language and communication Learn about caring for others and […]

Easy home made toys and games

Homemade games and free activities at home are a great way to keep children entertained, and to help them learn and grow. They needn’t cost a cent. And they can really fire up your child’s creativity. It’s easy to come up with ideas for children as they get older. There are lots of toys and […]