The Best Toys to Encourage Independent Play

The Best Toys to Encourage Independent Play Helping babies learn to entertain themselves and play on their own is a valuable, and important, skill. From a young age, I establish a solid independent playtime routine…

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Independent Playtime: A Simple How To

Independent Playtime: A Simple How-To There are many amazing, awesome parenting tools to take away from Babywise. While I can’t imagine parenting without the Babywise sleep schedule and the eat wake sleep routine but I…

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Benefits of a Pack and Play For Independent Playtime

Benefits of a Pack and Play For Independent Playtime. One of the first things most moms register for is a pack and play (also referred to by many as play yards!) Parents typically equate a…

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Starting Independent Playtime Late

Starting Independent Playtime Late (With Toddler). With both of my children I started independent playtime when they were very young. You can read my simple guide on how to start independent playtime here! First I…

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Independent Playtime ~ Sibling Time

Babywise discusses the value of independent playtime on page 210. “Planned daily playpen times allow a little one the opportunity to develop:  a) mental focusing skills (the ability to concentrate on an object or activity…

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