Archive for 'Development'

Why Preschool Children Are So Talkative

Why Preschool Children Are So Talkative

Are you living with a chatter-box? If your child is a preschooler, the answer is probably “yes”. Three and four and five year olds love to ask questions. And when they’re not asking questions they’re likely [...]

Bedtime Stories for Boys

Bedtime Stories for Boys

The value of bedtime stories for boys. Bedtime Stories for Boys There’s nothing quite as wonderful as curling up with your children and reading them a bedtime story.  Bedtime stories are entertaining and provide all sorts [...]

Initiative

Initiative

How to teach children to think and act for themselves. Initiative Wish your child would take more initiative in life? Well, it’s understandable. People with initiative generally don’t wait for someone to tell them what to [...]

Raising Tolerant Children

Raising Tolerant Children

Why teaching tolerance to our kids begins with examining ourselves. Raising Tolerant Children It takes all types of people to make this world go round.  And simply because no two people are alike, and we all [...]

Creating Conscious in Kids

Creating Conscious in Kids

Creating Conscious in Kids. Creating Conscious in Kids We’ve all met those children and young people who are aware and caring about the world around them…and you may wonder how did they become so aware?  Well, [...]

After School Activities

After School Activities

Getting a handle on children’s extracurricular activities. After School Activities When it comes to the school years, extracurricular activities play a big role in children’s education.  It’s a chance for them to explore learning about areas [...]

Limiting Kids’ TV Time a Challenge

Limiting Kids’ TV Time a Challenge

A recent study out of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, has shown just how difficult it is to curb the TV viewing time of young children.  According to researchers, children who spend too much time [...]

Discussing TV and Movies

Discussing TV and Movies

 How a little shared TV time can you closer to your kids. Discussing TV and Movies Sometimes it’s easy to think of TV shows or movies as something that is separate from family time.  But if [...]

Middle School Years

Middle School Years

Helping your child sail through those challenging tween years. Middle School Years Sudden growth spurts, mood swings, and all the other changes that take place during puberty can be tough on our kids. And tweens may [...]

Latchey Kids

Latchey Kids

 A look at finding after school childcare solutions for the older kid. Latchkey Kids As working parents, after school childcare can be difficult to find, and expensive. An option for some families is having their child [...]

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