Making Brushing Your Teeth Fun For Kids

Thanks to Aimee for this guest post on making brushing your teeth fun for kids.

 

Taking care of kids isn’t for the faint hearted, and morning and bedtime routines can feel like the toughest of battles. Trying to get your child to stand and brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day might seem hard enough never mind getting them to have fun as well!

It isn’t always easy but it is crucial to form these good oral care habits from an early age. And they will thank you for it later.

Thankfully kids have the wildest imaginations, so the job doesn’t have to be entirely up to you.

You can share it with – The Tooth Fairy.

Appeal to your child’s fun and vivid imagination by conjuring up this classic and well-loved tale of the magic tooth fairy who collects shiny and healthy teeth in return for rewards. The better story you conjure up, the more your child is going to want to make her happy.

Making Brushing Your Teeth Fun For Kids

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Living Arrows 4/53 (2018)

I’m so proud of myself for regularly keeping up with this year’s Living Arrows. Here we are on week 4 already! You can catch up on last week’s post here – Living Arrows 3/53.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

 

Last week both my husband and myself had a week off work. It’s the first time we have had decent time off together since last October (Christmas we only had two days together). So we started off the week sorting out the garage and unpacking boxes we hadn’t got around to when we moved last June. Finding all the baby stuff out that we had packed away. From Wednesday onwards it was a few days of fun! Well between the heavy Cornish rain showers!

We did manage to get to our park which is right down the road from where we live. It was fun as we were the only ones there! Baby girl loved playing on the swings and she had her first go on the little motorbike. She wasn’t too sure about that.

 

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Personalised Children’s Books by I See Me – Review and Giveaway

Baby girl had lots of books for Christmas which we have finally got through. She loves to pick up a book, open the pages and have a browse through. When I was asked by I See Me to have a look at and share my thoughts on their personalised children’s books, I felt it was a great opportunity to expand her library.

I will get straight in and say how easy the process is online to personalise the book to your specification. You can add all sorts of things like a photo for the first page, name, date of birth and a special message from the options given. All books are of fantastic quality with the photo’s being clear and concise.

My Very Own Fairytale

Baby girl’s speech is coming on fantastically and her first word when she saw her Very Own Fairytale book was ‘amazing’

My Very Own Fairytale is a hardcover, professionally bound book that transports girls into a magical garden where flower and berry fairies crown her as their fairy princess. Flower fairies bring letters one by one to spell out the child’s name, while describing character traits that make the recipient alone the perfect princess.

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Living Arrows 3/53 (2018)

Living Arrows 3/53 (2018) – It only seemed like yesterday I was writing last week’s Living Arrows post. The day’s seem to be flying by. Being 26 weeks pregnant and running around after a toddler makes time go by in the blink of an eye.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

This week we needed to buy wellies for baby girl. She has grown out of her pink cat wellies so we popped into Tescos and found some pink unicorn ones. While we we there I couldn’t help but browse the baby clothes. They look so tiny to me now! I have kept all of baby girl’s clothes from 6 months up but I sold all her newborn ones.

I find she is growing so fast at the moment, at 23 months old some of her clothes are already 3-4 year olds. I guess she takes after her 6 ft 5 dad. Next up we need to go and look at some girls coats for her as I don’t think her little parka coat will last her much longer!

Living Arrows 3/53 (2018)

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Living Arrows 2/53 (2018)

Welcome back to my second Living Arrows 2/53 post of 2018. As Donna pointed out there are actually 53 Mondays in 2018, so it’s now out of 53! It was exciting to join Living Arrows last week, to read about what other bloggers get up to with their little ones. I’m sure my posts will pale in comparison. I do wish I had more time to get out and about with baby girl, but being a working mum it’s hard at the moment.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

Well this week, we have seen a huge development in baby girl’s talking. She has come out with all kinds of words and phrases.

“Car keys”

“There you go”

“I’m OK! You Ok?”

Her counting has come on loads as well. She spots numbers really well. My husband has a number 9 on his tracksuit bottoms and she pointed to it going “nine”. She has turned 23 months old this week and I think she is advanced for her age, I suppose I’m biased though! My mum says with her being born 14 days late she developed loads more in my tummy!

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Yesterday she learnt the word “nana” when we we talking about bananas. The “B” is still a little hard for her to pronounce at the moment. She really is a little sponge soaking up words and phrases all the time.

I wonder what she will come out with next?

Thanks for stopping by today.

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Living Arrows 1/52 (2018)

It’s the start of a brand new year so I thought I would join in with the weekly Living Arrows linky run by Donna over at What The Redhead Said

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

I will aim to post every Monday sharing a photo of baby girl of what we have been up to the previous week. I think it’s a wonderful idea to document how much she is developing and growing everyday. She is currently 23 months old and time is flying by quickly. Plus with a new baby arriving in April there will be lots more photos to share this coming year!

This past week has been baby girl’s second Christmas. She doesn’t understand the concept of Christmas but thoroughly enjoyed opening all her presents. My husband and I didn’t buy her a lot as we knew family would. Tearing open the wrapping paper and playing with the cardboard was her highlight!  Oh and her new kitchen! All we have had all week is her going around with her kettle and a cup saying “cup of tea?” then taking it away from you!

Baby girl at Christmas - Living Arrows 1/52

Thanks for stopping by today.

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