The definitive guide to infant and toddler feedingfrom first foods to meals your child will love To ensure that baby gets the best, most wholesome, and natural food possible, go homemade! The newest entry in the acclaimed Great Expectations series focuses on easy preparation of nutritious baby and toddler meals at homefrom the first finger-foods to more than 130 delicious kid-tested recipes that will lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating.The book teaches parents how to select the right food, set up a pantry (with a guide to key kitchen equipment), establish smart eating routines, and introduce a wide variety of tastes and textures. It also explores today’s most pressing nutrition issues: Should you buy only organic food? Is it healthy to restrict a toddler's calorie intake? Is a vegetarian diet good for a very young child? Additional resources include information on breastfeeding and food allergies, as well as a comprehensive listing of whole foods companies and products that make healthy eating faster and easier.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2010Pages: 384
The organic revolution is upon us -- let these fresh, modern, and inspiring sourcebooks be your guide. Fresh, additive-free natural foods are essential for the healthy development of all children. Now every parent can prepare tasty and nutritious meals with the Organic Baby & Toddler Cookbook. Why Choose Organic Food? Babies in the womb and young children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of pesticides, additives, and genetically modified ingredients in food. Lizzie Vann, founder of Baby Organix in the UK, a pioneering organic babyfood company, explains how to avoid these dangerous elements, including helpful tips on deciphering food labels and identifying the most harmful additives to avoid. She also gives advice on where to shop for organic products and what organic staples to buy. Easy and quick recipes and menu plans are carefully adapted for each stage of your child's development. Each section outlines essential superfoods for each age stage and provides appetizing recipes for healthy, satisfying meals. From fruit purees for our baby to healthy snacks and independent food choices for the toddler, there is food here that the whole family will enjoy. Advice for vegetarians and children with special dietary needs is also featured. Organic Baby & Toddler Cookbook explains the benefits of organic food for you, your child, and for the environment.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 4/25/2001Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--he says goodnight. In this classic of modern children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 8/2/1991 Pages: 30 Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
This is the classic edition of the bestselling story written for the very young. A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/28/2002 Pages: 28
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See' is the final collaboration fromthis bestselling author-illustrator team.Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear’s quest to findMama, and they’ll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. The central focus on the special bond between mama and baby makes a fitting finale to a beloved series. Now in board-book format for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/7/2009Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Whether you are at home, in the park, on an airplane, or anywhere in between, feeding your child wholesome meals is deliciously possible, even on a busy schedule. Packed with more than 75 simple-to-prepare and easy-to-transport recipes made with fresh ingredients, Baby & Toddler On the Go offers a tasty and nutritious approach to feeding children from 4 months to 3 years. From simple purees to finger foods, making homemade meals for your child lets you decide exactly what goes into their tummies, and ensures they are exposed to a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein—no matter where you are. Feeding your baby or toddler a healthy homemade meal while you are on the go may seem like a daunting task, but with the easy-to-prepare recipes and guidance found in this book, you can make it happen without a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Life is busy, especially with a little one in tow, and it doesn’t leave much time to plan, prep ingredients, and prepare wholesome meals that are easy to take along, whether you are traveling by car or plane, heading to daycare or the park, or simply running errands. The more than 75 wholesome, yummy recipes found here, plus loads of tips and tricks for planning, prepping, cooking, packaging, and feeding, will set you up for any situation. Baby & Toddler On the Go takes you through each stage of eating, from introducing purees at 4 to 6 months, to bite-sized mini meals packed with nutritious ingredients by 12 months, to sandwiches and finger foods appropriate for toddlers 18 months to 3 years and beyond. Plus, nearly all of the recipes found here can be made in advance and stored in the freezer, meaning that you can have a array of different meals at your fingertips, anytime. So, no matter where you are, it’s possible to feed your child tasty meals and snacks that are sure to elicit a smile. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/30/2013Pages: 160
The Baby and Toddler Cookbook: Fresh, Homemade Foods for a Healthy Start Making fresh, homemade meals for your baby and toddler is one of the best ways to give him a healthy, happy start in life. And while every parent can appreciate the convenience of already-prepared foods, balancing them with wholesome meals you have prepared yourself not only provides better nutrition, but also teaches your baby good eating habits. Packed with over 90 recipes and loads of nutritional information, The Baby & Toddler Cookbook makes cooking healthy meals easy, even for busy parents. By setting aside only a few hours a week, you can make and store an array of nutritious foods to keep baby happy and fed. All along the way, this book will give you helpful hints, guidance, and plenty of recipes to ease your path to nutrition. Each chapter begins with detailed information about the child's nutritional needs and how to address the needs at mealtime. Organized by age, the recipes follow, showing how to introduce different, appropriate foods at every development stage, from 6 months to 3 years. Each of baby's stages is covered, from starting solid foods and introducing new ingredients and textures, to easing into toddlerhood with plenty of ideas for fun meals, snacks, and desserts. This book also includes tips for making foods ahead, using the freezer to maximum advantage, and making food fun for your toddler.
This streamlined revision of the breakthrough bestseller by renowned child-development expert Dr. Harvey Karp will do even more to help busy parents survive the "terrible twos" and beyond....In one of the most revolutionary advances in parenting of the past twenty-five years, Dr. Karp revealed that toddlers often act like uncivilized little cavemen, with a primitive way of thinking and communicating that is all their own. In this revised edition of his parenting classic, Dr. Karp has made his innovative approach easier to learn-and put into action-than ever before.Combining his trademark tools of Toddler-ese and the Fast-Food Rule with a highly effective new green light/yellow light/red light method for molding toddler behavior, Dr. Karp provides fast solutions for today's busy and stressed parents. As you discover ways to boost your child's good (green light) behavior, curb his annoying (yellow light) behavior, and immediately stop his unacceptable (red light) behavior you will learn how to soothe his stormy outbursts with amazing success-and better yet, prevent these outbursts before they begin! And the new thirty-item glossary of Dr. Karp's parenting techniques will save you valuable time when you need to instantly calm an out-of-control child. The result: fewer tantrums, less yelling, and more happy, loving time for you and your child.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 8/26/2008Pages: 336Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
The arrival of a new sibling can be a confusing and frustrating time for a toddler. This book offers help to prepare them for the downfalls and delights of having a younger brother or sister.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/1/2009Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Teach My Toddler - The Alphabet This coordinated set includes 2 foam puzzles, 1 poster, 26 flashcards and a matching board book. Teach My Toddler The Alphabet introduces toddlers to the 26 letters of the alphabet in a fun and educational way. Just 20 minutes a day with the award winning Teach My Toddler tools and your toddler can master uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet.Product Dimensions: 13" x 11" x 1"Recommended Ages:2 – 3
Photographed in full color. Adorable photographs capture the special bond between young children and baby animals. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/12/1988Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
What a lovely day at the fair. Children lining up for pony rides . . . moms and dads in a pie-eating contest . . . babies chasing butterflies . . . babies heading for the trees . . . I SAY! Where are those babies GOING? Only a small boy sees them leaving and follows as the babies chase butterflies in trees, frogs in a bog, even bats in a cave, ignoring pleas to come back. But not to worry, our hero saves the day, making sure that all the babies get home safely from their appealing adventures. Caldecott Medal winner Peggy Rathmann has created a highly original story told in a lilting text and a bold new style with classic black silhouettes against stunning skies of many colors that change and glow as afternoon turns into evening.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/13/2003Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The modern classic that proves no color is finer, now available as a board book. This timeless tale of one child's stubborn preference for the color red has been marching its way into the hearts of readers around the world for almost 30 years. Now available as a toddler-friendly board book, Red Is Best is sure to continue charming a whole new generation of readers. The text has been adapted for the board book audience. "Red is Best gets it right. This is a true children's classic." -- Ken Setterington, author, storyteller, former Children and Youth Advocate for the Toronto Public Library "Delightful." -- School library JournalBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/2/2011Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Joshs game is about to change. So is his life. Josh is still fl ying high from his teams tournament win at Cooperstown when his parents start talking about a divorce. Now his dad is challenging him to play the best of the best at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. But does he just want to get Josh out of the way? Two things are sure: His fathers new girlfriend, Diane, is looking to make some changes, and Josh is determined to get her and her terrible son out of his life. With help from Benji and Jaden, Josh races to get the facts that can keep his family together. Suspense builds as Josh fi nds it hard to concentrate on the game and make the winning plays that will lead his team to victory. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2012Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The Toddler's Bible, with a fresh cover and all-new artwork, gives parents an ideal way to begin instilling God's Word into their child's heart. Short stories plus captivating, colorful illustrations make this a keepsake parents and their children will cherish. Geared for infants to three-year-olds, its lessons will make a lasting impression. This perennial best-seller, first published in 1992, is a wonderful introduction to the main events and people in Scripture, including Noah and the flood, Jonah and the whale, Moses and the Ten Commandments, and Jesus' resurrection, plus many more. 101 "bite-size" Bible stories make this book wonderful to use at story time or when tucking a toddler in at night. Developed by noted children's author V. Gilbert Beers, with charming new illustrations by Claudine Gevry.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/1/2012Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
This adorable nursery rhyme board book features a dog finger puppet toy built in to the story, encouraging interactive play, hand-eye coordination, and language development for babies ages 6+ months. The perfect size for little hands, it is ideal for reading and playtime on-the-go. The Little Learners baby and toddler series is fun, engaging, and research-supported. Each book is designed especially to help babies and toddlersBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2012Pages: 7
Gemma and Alice have been best friends since they were both born on the same day in the same hospital. It doesn’t matter that Gemma loves soccer while Alice prefers drawing, or that Gemma is always getting into trouble while Alice is a model student and daughter. But when Alice has to move, their friendship is put to the test. They call each other and write letters, but they’re used to seeing each other every day. Can Gemma bear to celebrate her birthday without Alice? Can she stand it when Alice starts making new friends? And with Alice living hundreds of miles away, will they ever see each other again?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2009Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
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