5 Joys of Having a Toddler

January 16, 2019

Your toddler’s first experiences are truly precious. From their first laugh to those first few steps, as a parent, the joys of having a toddler are countless. If you’re about to have a baby or are watching yours grow up before your eyes, make sure you make time to enjoy special milestones before they pass you by.

Their First Steps

Every parent anxiously awaits their baby’s first steps. There’s something very special about taking your toddler by their little hand and guiding them as they learn how to move around so clumsily. Seeing it for the first time and watching as they learn to get their first steps down is a truly awe-inspiring moment for every parent.

Their First Words

The first word that comes out of your toddler’s mouth is not only a major milestone, but it’s also one of the most exciting times of parenthood. We have to warn you though — once they start, it’s hard to get them to stop. They will coo and babble and make weird sounds to express themselves, and before you know it, they’ll start spitting out the darndest of things that will make you laugh and exclaim.

The Utter Mess

Toddlers are always sticky and messy, but boy is it the cutest thing (sometimes). No matter what they eat, it’s sure to end up all over them (and you). So, be sure that you don’t forget the wipes, you’ll need them wherever you go.

When They Follow You Everywhere

As soon as they’re mobile, your little one will be a force to be reckoned with. They’ll dash from one end of the room to the other without you noticing. Turn your head for a minute, and they’ll be in another room up to who knows what. Sometimes their mobility will drive you little bananas, but most of the time, it will bring you so much joy. You’ll get used to having company in the bathroom, when you’re cooking, and even when you’re watching TV.

That Genuine Laugh

One of the true joys of having a toddler is listening to that big, wholehearted laugh that they develop.  They’ll have laughing fits out of nowhere and find the most random things to smile about which is funny in itself. Their little giggles and big belly laughs can quickly turn even a frustrated mommy into a laughing mess as well, which is why it’s one of the greatest parenting memories that you won’t be able to get enough of.

As parents ourselves, we fully understand all the joys of having a toddler which is why we love what we do. At Tiny Hoppers, we offer a safe, fun, and stimulating environment where your children can play, learn, and grow. Learn more about our services and programs by going online or finding a location nearest you!

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