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BLANKETS & THROWS
Bed Throws Sale - Blankets and throws were practically made for hanging out with children. They let you summary your kids after a bath, before tucking them in for bed or while reading a favorite story together. Boys and girls alike giggle in delight snug as a bug. At Pottery Barn Kids, we know how much you treasure those intimate moments along with your children. That's why we make our blankets and throws extremely soft. Did you know that quality time with kids has health advantages for them and for you personally? Here certainly are a few reasons that having children close is a superb idea.
Just hugging your kids does a ton. Cuddling along with a fuzzy blanket reduces stress and anxiety, slows your heartrate and puts you in a good mood. The surprise? Those effects are just as much for you personally as for 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 a bit is so it helps them to sleep better. If you let them have a bath before bed, the effect is even stronger. Basically, as their body warms back up – thanks to a toasty blanket and the skin – their body realizes that it's time for you to power down for the night. Even babies tend to sleep longer in this way.
If fact, some researchers claim that cuddling babies literally makes teething hurt less for them. The calming sensation of your touch helps them to relax. It promotes bonding between parents and their newborn too. One important note: wrapping babies up in a blanket is great for when you're cradling them in your arms, but many pediatricians recommended having newborns sleep with only a fitted crib sheet for safety reasons.
Reading with children before bedtime is another favorite family occasion. Not surprisingly, it also has lots of benefits for the kids. It promotes both mental and emotional development, because they hear your voice, the affection you have for them, the sound of laughter and the way you express different emotions in the reading. Additionally it is a great 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. Actually, many studies claim that babies learn to identify 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 really have a longer attention span. Plus, it offers them to be able to practice reading in a zero-pressure environment.
Another wonderful time for families to be together are 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 aid in getting kids round the table on a very good day. Why eat together? For one thing, it creates your children feel very comfortable being around you; they anticipate it! They can't wait to inform you about their dreams, or ask you for help with something.
So what can you speak about? Anything at all. Kids want to ask questions, and often say issues that cause you to laugh too. One suggestion is to help keep things as positive as possible. This way 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 causes it to be much more likely for teenagers to open around their parents about peer pressure or look for advice. Moms and dads also treasure every moment spent with their kids because they grow up.