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BLANKETS & THROWS
Beach Themed Throws - Blankets and throws were practically made for hanging out with children. They allow you to summary your kids after a tub, before tucking them set for bed or while reading a well liked story together. Boys and girls alike giggle in delight snug as a bug. At Pottery Barn Kids, we realize how much you treasure those intimate moments together with your children. This is exactly why we make our blankets and throws extremely soft. Did you realize that quality time with kids has health benefits for them and for you? Here are a few reasons that having children close is a good idea.
Just hugging your kids does a ton. Cuddling as well as a fuzzy blanket reduces stress and anxiety, slows your heartbeat and puts you in a great mood. The surprise? Those effects are equally as much for you in terms of your children. Physical contact in conjunction with affection makes babies, toddlers and school-age kids feel safe, secure and loved.
Another advantage of snuggling with children for somewhat is so it helps them to sleep better. If you let them have a tub before bed, the effect is even stronger. Basically, as their body warms back up – because of a toasty blanket and the skin – their body realizes that it's time to shut down for the night. Even babies often sleep longer in this way.
If fact, some researchers claim that cuddling babies literally makes teething hurt less for them. The calming sensation of one's touch helps them to relax. It promotes bonding between parents and their newborn too. One important note: wrapping babies up in a blanket is perfect for when you're cradling them in your arms, but many pediatricians recommended having newborns sleep with only a fixed crib sheet for safety reasons.
Reading with children before bedtime is another favorite family occasion. And in addition, it also has lots of benefits for your kids. It promotes both mental and emotional development, while they hear your voice, the affection you've for them, the sound of laughter and the manner in which you express different emotions in the reading. It is also a good opportunity for some one-on-one time where children feel comfortable opening up.
At what age can you begin reading to your kids? Anytime you want. In fact, many studies claim that babies learn to acknowledge your voice and detect emotions before they're even born. Preschool and school-age children receive extra advantages of sharing an account at night. Hearing you read – and eventually getting back in on the action themselves – stimulates intelligence, creativity, imagination, listening skills and helps many kids to have a longer attention span. Plus, it provides them to be able to practice reading in a zero-pressure environment.
Another wonderful time for families to be together is at the breakfast table. Here, blankets and throws play a particular part, and a lot more if it's cold outside. A fuzzy rug and slippers are also a big assist in getting kids around the table on a very good day. Why eat together? For one thing, it makes your kids feel very comfortable being around you; they anticipate it! They can't wait to share with you about their dreams, or ask you for help with something.
Exactly what do you discuss? Anything at all. Kids love to ask questions, and often say issues that make you laugh too. One suggestion is to help keep things as positive as possible. Like that you can focus on encouraging them, inspiring them and teaching them. To your kids, you're their hero.
This close relationship is just a gift that keeps on giving, both for parents and children. Some studies claim that eating together as a family group when they're young makes it more likely for teenagers to open as much as their parents about peer pressure or require advice. Moms and dads also treasure every moment spent with their kids while they grow up.