How To Be A Confident First Time MomHow To Be A Confident First Time Mom

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How To Be A Confident First Time Mom

My name is Bethany Layton and before my first child was born, I quit my job so I could be a full time mom. I was an only child and I had never been around children much in my lifetime, so I was nervous about being a mommy. Before my son was born, I read many books and did an enormous amount of research on child care. When my son was a few months old, I had the confidence to start taking care of other children too. I'm thrilled that I can stay at home with my child and help out other parents in my neighborhood. I began writing this blog to help other new mothers who may feel anxious about being a first time mom. In my blog you'll learn everything you need to know about taking care of your child so you'll be a confident mommy too.

Adjusting to Life with Your Infant

Bringing your infant home can be one of the most stressful, exciting, and happy times in your life. However, new parents may quickly find themselves feeling uncertain about how they should start their new lives as parents. While this is a responsibility with seemingly endless challenges, there are ways to avoid some of the issues most commonly encountered by parents with infants. Be Mindful When Letting Others Visit Your Infant Read More 

3 Important Skills Your Child Can Learn In A Child Care Center

Child care centers, like Kaye Kare Child Care Center, are great places for parents to take their children because they are safe environments where caring and skilled individuals will be watching the children. There are also some important skills that are taught and learned at child care centers. Sharing  One concept that is incredibly difficult for children to learn, especially if they are an only child, is to share. They don't like the idea of giving away something that is theirs, and some fear that they aren't going to get it back. Read More 

2 Ways To Handle Snow Day Child Care

Just because the snow closed your kid's school down doesn't mean that it closed your work down or that you don't have to go to work. But you can't leave your young child home alone, so what are you supposed to do? Some parents are able to take a day off work, but not everyone can do that. If you are one of the ones who can't do that, you are probably looking for some options. Read More 

5 First Day Of School Tips To Help Your New Preschooler

If your child is about to start preschool, both of you may be excited. Here are some tips you can use to make the first day of preschool go well for both you and your child. Plan for Delays You might plan to have a great morning, but it is easy to fall behind when the morning of the first day arrives. To avoid being late and rushing around, get up a little earlier than you usually would. Read More 

How Montessori Instructors Can Help Your Child Cope With An Anxiety Disorder

Approximately 5% of Canadians report suffering from an anxiety disorder. Many more Canadians, both young and old, likely suffer from anxiety but have not been formally diagnosed.  The term "anxiety disorder" actually refers to a group of independently-recognized mental disorders linked by a common symptom: anxiety that is irrational and excessive for the circumstances. To rise to the level of an anxiety disorder, a patient's symptoms must negatively interfere with day-to-day activities for a prolonged period of time. Read More