Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

8 Signs You’re Ready for Children

childrenPublished July 2014: Mom.Me

8 Signs You’re Ready for Children
Are you smiling at the thought of little feet pitter-pattering through your house?

Article Excerpt:

Does the thought of pitter-pattering little feet running through your house bring a smile to your face? Do you get baby fever whenever you hold a little one? If so, it might be time to have children. There are many factors to consider when deciding if you are ready to raise a happy child in a healthy, safe and loving manner, says Dr. Marina Gafanovich, a New York-based primary care physician. If you are contemplating having a child, these eight signs may be saying that now’s the time.

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Games for Toddlers and Dads

dadsPublished July 2014: Mom.Me

Games for Toddlers and Dads
Fun options for any day of the week

Article Excerpt:

Toddlers crave attention, and nothing beats one-on-one time with Daddy. Beyond bedtime stories and playful wrestling, dads and toddlers can entertain themselves with active and creative games. Finding activities that interest both Dad and your little one can help to build a bond between a father and son or father and daughter. From messy play and creative crafts to sporty outdoor games, dads and toddlers have many options to have fun any day of the week. Continue reading

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