Creative Child

Brittany Ferrell

Brittany Ferrell has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Education. She has worked as an elementary school teacher for twelve years and was awarded "Teacher of the Year" 2011. In February 2014, Brittany and her wonderful husband, Jerome welcomed their miracle, Madeline Olivia to the world and she has chronicled her struggle to become a parent in her published memoir, "From Dream to Dream Come True: My Journey to Motherhood". Brittany writes about her fairy tale dream come true of motherhood on her blog, A Mama Tale.

Articles by Brittany

Recipes to Cook With Your Toddler

Toddlers are notoriously fussy eaters. Try out these toddler-approved recipes to make cooking and eating fun for your fussy eater.

Cooking with Your Toddler

Toddlers are notoriously fussy eaters, but there is a perfect solution that both you and your fussy eater will love!

How to Parent with Sensitivity

In my professional life, sensitivity is my downfall. As a parent, being sensitive to my child’s feelings and toddler behavior is my proudest achievement.

How to Survive Your Toddler’s Obsessions

When you feel like your house and your life has been invaded by Elsa and the gang, Legos, or toy cars, just take a deep breath and know that you can and will survive this toddler obsession!

What’s the Rush?: Toddlers

Trust yourself and do not rush what could be the best time in your entire life…your baby’s childhood. In my previous article we touched on Rush #1: The Race to Sleep Through the Night and Rush #2: The Race to Go Mobile. Here are 3 more milestones to consider.

What's The Rush? Milestones and Parenting

When other parents begin to question about your child's development and progress, anxiety can ensue. Should you feel amiss because you have not pushed your child to hit particular milestones or signed them up for preschool? Author, Brittany Ferrell, just could not help but to think, what’s the rush?

5 Ways Being Healthy Can Be Fun

If you make staying active a part of your regular routine, it does not have to be placed upon your list of New Year’s resolutions because it is already a part of your lifestyle. If you make eating healthfully and regular exercise fun, it does not seem like such a chore and it comes with the added bonus of making family memories.

The Most Fun Baby Signs

The use of baby sign language has pretty much saved my life and my sanity. I started using it with my toddler because our failure to communicate was causing us both a great deal of stress. So, I started adding signs to our repertoire to help develop my daughter’s oral vocabulary, but these signs are also fun.

Snow White and the Seven Times I Wished to Keep You Little

When your children are small, time flies by quickly as you watch them grow and grow. If you have ever wished you could slow the hands of time, read on. Here are some alternatives to pressing the pause button!

4 Behavior Strategies for Toddler Troubles That Work!

Toddler behavior can be tricky to understand and manage. Here are 4 behavior strategies that really work!

5 Reasons You Should Raise Your Child With a Pet

Welcoming a pet into your home is really just adding another member to your family…a family member who will provide you and your child with the unconditional love and friendship you never knew was missing from your life. Here are 5 reasons to raise your child with a pet!

Why Sesame Street is the Best Show Ever!

Sesame Street is available on your local PBS and in many countries. They also have an awesome YouTube Channel, where you can watch current and past episodes! Read more for why Sesame Street is the best!

The Baby Signs That Changed My Life

Communicating with babies and toddlers can be a challenge, especially in the midst of a tantrum or when they are hurting. Teaching your child Sign Language for everyday words will not only open the lines of communication, and give you peace of mind, but will teach your child important social skills and early verbal language development.

3 Times to Say Yes to Your Toddler

Children are demanding and it takes a lot of hard work, time and energy to raise them. Sometimes you just want to throw your hands up and say no! But, outside of responding to your child’s basic and most immediate needs, there are three times you should happily say yes!
First Previous (Page 1 of 1) Next Last
Want more? Follow us.

Join our newsletter and get the latest updates!
Hit "Like" to see Creative Child on Facebook