The balance bike is becoming quite popular, but you may be wondering-is it around for good or is it just a passing fad? Parents and experts alike agree on the fact that the balance bike is here to stay. Many believe it is a far better learning tool than training wheels, and children are able to learn […]
What is Low Muscle Tone in Children?
Low muscle tone in children is a condition commonly referred to as hypotonia or floppy muscle tone and can be detected as early as infancy. An infant with hypotonia may have slightly bent knees and elbows and may appear limp at birth. As the child grows, he/she may continue struggling with motor, writing and feeding […]
Balance Bikes Really Do Teach Toddlers How to Balance
Balance bike, glider bike, or run bike, call them what you like, these little bikes which are generally made for small children are great. I like to call them balance bikes, because they are made to teach small children how to balance on a bike without pedals. And they really work! We were given a […]