4 Alternative Outdoor Activities for Toddlers

In addition to the safety factor has always been the fear of parents when letting their children play in nature, outdoor activities seem expensive. Though outdoor activities are very important for the health and development of children under 5 years old.

Outdoor activities have many advantages. In addition to introducing nature so that the child can explore his curiosity, can also help improve motor skills and allow them to get some fresh air. You do not have to take a child to a farm or a garden outside the city every week. Outdoor activities can be done around the house. Here are some alternatives of outdoor activities in the home, as reported by The Parents Zone.

1. Swim with Swimming Pool Portable
Most toddlers love to play water. Set the portable pool in your backyard can be an easy choice. There are some types of portable swimming pools are safe for toddlers, such as inflatable swimming with rigid side wall so it can hold more water.

2. Hide and seek or Throw Ball Continue reading “4 Alternative Outdoor Activities for Toddlers”

Baby Sleep Tips For Getting Qualified

Sleep quality will greatly affect the baby’s development. If your baby sleep deprivation will cause decreased endurance, so that your child vulnerable to disease.

According to dr. Goddess Rosalina Roeslani Sp.A (K), a pediatrician from the Division of Perinatology Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), when your baby is getting quality sleep or non-rapid eye movement (non-REM) then there are hormones such as growth hormone will work with up and repair damaged cells. Doctor Rosi also reveals characteristics babies get quality sleep can be seen of his face relaxed, his muscles were limp and wake up happy.

How can children get quality sleep? Here are some tips outlined dr. Rosi:

Set Sleep Atmosphere
In the womb, babies know already know circadian rhythm. Circadian rhythm is the human body’s biological clock. So when he was born, after adapting, babies can follow this circadian rhythm. Familiarize your child to sleep with a quiet and dim so that he knows that his time means it’s time to sleep. In this way the children can sleep more soundly. Continue reading “Baby Sleep Tips For Getting Qualified”