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*Source: http://mom.girlstalkinsmack.com/family/standard-nutrition-for-toddlers.aspx

Yes, we all know the old adage, we live and we learn. Remember the second we all came into this world, how did we learn? We learned walking by falling down many times. We learned how to speak from making our own sounds. We learned how to throw a ball by trying many times to pick one up. By teaching your child new skills, we help to build their confidence. Just like adults, we thrive by feel happier and stronger when we tackle a new skill.

All new skills can be learned, at any age, at any time. We started our lives by learning the necessities. But as we grow, we have more choices as to what we would like to learn next. Did you remember when you first wanted to learn how to play the piano, or learn how to tap dance? …


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Learn more about Swing Watch

It’s 7 a.m., Olli Simmons is up and eating her breakfast. Then she is getting ready for preschool, and gets on the school bus at 8 a.m. She comes home from pre-school at 3 p.m., snack time at 3:30 p.m., nap time at 4 p.m., and has play time from 5 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. She then takes a bath, and has dinner at 6 p.m. Olli is a 5 year old who thrives on having a set schedule in her day, just like clockwork.

The Simmons routines may seem a bit ridged, but studies have shown that children with set routines make them feel secure, and focused. Why? Because a lot is changing in your growing child’s world. Language, social, motor skills, plus at school they are learning math, art, music and dance. These are all great things, but when they are on rapid fire learning new skills, the child can easily become overwhelmed. “Your child needs some consistency in her day, a predictable sequence that lets her explore the world without worry,” says Victoria Fleming PhD, a child and family therapist in Northbrook, Illinois. …


Balancing work and family can be easier with some help. We are here to help. A major part in helping children grow up to be happy, healthy, and balanced is to build in good habits and good routines. Studies have shown (article) that kids with set routines are happier and flourish in social settings as they grow. Kids need structure, and giving them set schedules will bring them joy, security, and pave a healthy path to being the best they can be.

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This is the number 1 reason and inspiration for us at Kids Dynamic to design and create the first analogue watch that’s connected to your smart phone with our Swing App. With a few simple steps, you can have your child follow a healthy and happy routine daily by setting up the times they wake up for school, the time to eat, the time to play outdoors and indoors, the time to take a bath, and time for bedtime stories. Think of the Swing Watch as your best timekeeper for your family. No more difficulty getting your child up for school, to eat a healthy meal, come home from playing at the park, or taking a nice bath. The Swing Watch will teach everyone in the family to enjoy every moment of the day without stressing over plans. …

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Kids Dynamic simplifies child development planning and management for parents. We enable parents to effectively manage children's well-being & development.

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