Lydia Mockensturm

9 Best Sensory Toys for Kids in 2022

9 Best Sensory Toys for Kids in 2022

Toys aren’t just fun for your child—they can also play an important role in their development. Playing with toys can provide an opportunity for your child to work on improving motor skills, eye-hand coordination, problem solving, and sensory integration. If you have a...

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8 Winter Crafts for Fine Motor Skills

8 Winter Crafts for Fine Motor Skills

If you have kids home for winter break, you’re probably looking for some activities to keep them entertained. And if there isn’t any snow outside yet, you can bring the winter fun indoors with these 8 winter crafts for fine motor skills. Arts and crafts are a great...

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Parenting Expectations vs. Reality

Parenting Expectations vs. Reality

Before having kids of my own, I had a lot of opinions about parenting. Looking back, I’ll admit that I was naive. During my first pregnancy, I read baby books and took parenting classes, which covered everything from basic childcare, sleep, and nutrition to discipline...

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