It’s a lovely day for a Teddy Bear Picnic! And it’s so easy to throw your own—all you need is a blanket, books, snacks, and, of course, your favorite snuggly friend.
Take your teddy bear on a trip to the nearest park or spread out in your own yard for some fun in the sun. No matter where you are, these ideas are sure to make your Teddy Bear Picnic the best one ever!
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If all children learn best through play, your child learns best through her favorite kind of play. Some children are happiest in wide open spaces while others could play contentedly in a cozy corner. Some children get lost in pretend activities while others want to take apart real objects and see how they work. You want to pick playful potty strategies based on your child’s genuine interests and personality. Take our quiz to find out what kind of strategy will work best for YOUR child!
Some kids can potty anywhere, any time. But others can be intimidated by using the bathroom and all of the big expectations that go along with it. If you create a positive environment, you can help your little one feel at ease testing her early potty skills. Check out our blog for simple and fun ideas on how to make your child’s potty place a happy place!
If you look at potty training from your child’s perspective, you can approach potty training as just one of many childhood adventures. Your child wants to believe she is capable and smart, and she wants to have fun. Yes, potty training has its challenges. But challenges become opportunities when you focus on making this a positive experience for your child. They are opportunities for learning, opportunities for creativity, and opportunities for building a strong, supportive relationship.