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Amanda Rock

Updated Articles and Resources

By Amanda Rock

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How to Clean and Sanitize Toys Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      There are plenty of good reason to clean and sanitize the toys in your house, whether your child has been ill or they are simply dirty. Here's how.
    • How to Organize Stuffed Animals Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Furry friends are great for imaginary play and teaching empathy, but they can get unruly fast! Keep stuffed animals organized with these easy tips!
    • Thomas & Friends Unveils New Character Logan Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Thomas & Friends, the highly popular children's line of television characters, is introducing a brand-new engine to the team, Logan.
    • Your 4-Year-Old: Development and Milestones Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Every day your 4-year-old is learning and growing! Here's how to encourage your little one as he or she continues on a "big kid" journey.
    • 7 Easy Homemade Paint Recipes Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Looking to make your own homemade paint? These easy recipes use materials that you can find right in your home! Simple, fool-proof, and inexpensive!
    • Your 3-Year-Old: Development and Milestones Created: Monday, May 28, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Your 3-year-old is learning and growing every day right before your eyes! Here's what to expect.
    • Discounted and Free Movies For Families all Summer Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many national movie theatre chains host free or nearly-free movie days for families. Find one in your area
    • How To Teach Your Preschooler to "Go Green" Created: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Think your preschooler is too young to understand the concepts of going green and recycling? By teaching your preschooler the important lesson of taking care of the earth you will instill good habi...
    • Top 10 Ways to Feed Picky Eaters Created: Monday, December 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Tired of dealing with picky eaters? Check out these practical tips that will help you say goodbye to mealtime battles with your preschooler.
    • Toy Subscription Services Created: Friday, May 11, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Do your child's toys need a makeover? Consider toy subscription services which deliver either new or new-to-you toys and crafts to your door every month. A review of some of the options.
    • Summer Olympic Games and Activities for Kids Created: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      These Summer Olympic games and activities are a great way to teach your preschooler about sportsmanship, friendship and peace.
    • Are Kids' Sports Good for Preschoolers? Created: Saturday, August 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Is a preschooler too young to enroll in a kids' sports program? Which organized sports are good for little kids?
    • Preschool Science Activities Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Want to help your little one learn how the world works? Try some of these preschool science activities.
    • Curriculum (Preschool Curriculum) Created: Thursday, July 26, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      A definition of the term curriculum and how it relates to preschool.
    • Children's Books About Soccer Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      For a preschooler who is looking to get her kicks, these fiction and non-fiction books about soccer are a great way to explain the sport.
    • Transformers Rescue Bots Activity Page Created: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Free Transformers Rescue Bots coloring and activity pages courtesy of The Hub network.
    • Popular Characters from Peppa Pig Created: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      All the details on your preschooler's favorite characters from the Nick Jr show Peppa Pig.
    • Spanking Children Created: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Spanking children is one of the most controversial forms of discipline that there is. But is it effective?" itemprop="description"> Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Looking for a healthy kids lunch or kids snack recipe? The once-humble sandwich has gotten a makeover!
    • Word Play Tip #7 -- Expanding Your Child's Vocabulary Created: Monday, March 09, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The fat cat sat on the mat. The white kite flew at night. How many rhyming words can your preschooler come up with?
    • Word Play Tip #2 -- Expanding Your Child's Vocabulary Created: Monday, February 23, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      An easy way to introduce your child to new words is to use them yourself. Learn how to become a walking thesaurus and why when it comes to preschool vocabulary building, enormous is better than big.
    • Build Your Child's Self Confidence Created: Friday, September 20, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      How your child feels about himself now will set the tone for his self esteem his whole life. Here's how to build your child's self confidence." itemprop="description" Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A definition and examples of sight words for preschoolers.
    • Ten Years of Dora the Explorer -- The Adventure of a Lifetime Created: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Dora the Explorer is celebrating her 10th Anniversary! Creator Valerie Walsh Valdes explains why the series is so successful and how to teach preschoolers using the animated favorite."
    • Teach Your Child to Pump a Swing Created: Monday, October 08, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Got a preschooler who is told old for the baby swing? Sure you can give her a push, but she can also learn to pump herself. Here's how to teach her.
    • Valentine's Day Songs for Preschoolers Created: Monday, January 06, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Valentine's Day becomes even more special and "love"ly with these Valentine's Day songs that your preschooler can sing.
    • Accreditation Created: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A definition of preschool accreditation.
    • Supermarket Strategies Created: Sunday, June 22, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Don't think a trip to the grocery store with your preschooler can be fun? Check out our creative ideas to make your next visit to the supermarket a smooth one." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • How Old is Too Old for Family Nudity? Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A reader asks if it family nudity is OK in front of her preschool son.
    • How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables Created: Monday, September 12, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Want your kids to eat healthier but aren't sure where to start? Here's how to get kids to eat vegetables.
    • Helping Kids Get Through Flu Shots and Immunizations Created: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Let's face it, kids don't like shots. But in order to keep them healthy, vaccinations are a regular part of childhood. Here are some strategies to help your child cope." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
    • Five Child Discipline Methods for Preschoolers Created: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      When your child misbehaves, it can be hard to figure out the best way to handle it. These child discipline methods will help change your little one's behavior going forward.

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