Archive for 'Early School'
Preventing bullying by teaching children good social skills. Socialization Children who are victims of bullies may not have learned to speak up for themselves, and bullies, somewhere along the line, learned to use aggressive behaviour. But [...]
A look at the childhood illness whose bark is worse than its bite. Croup Croup is a condition, caused by a virus that causes inflammation of the upper airways. If it’s severe enough that a child [...]
Why kids can sometimes be afraid of doctors and illness. Fear of Poor Health Has your child started to tell you that she’s afraid of going to the doctor? Or maybe afraid of getting sick? Believe [...]
When should a child’s headache be seen by a doctor. Headaches It’s easy to feel worried when a child has a headache. And headaches that worsen or occur frequently, are accompanied by vomiting, visual changes, or [...]
Hand foot and mouth disease. What every parent needs to know. Coxsackie Virus Coxsackie viruses are a common bug that many children get. It’s pretty contagious, spreading from person to person, usually from unwashed hands and [...]
Can the divorce of parents affect how children do in school? Divorce and Education There is nothing that can affect a child’s performance in school more than their home life. Which is why divorce can impact [...]
How eating the right stuff can help kids learn better. Food and Education Some times the simplest things can help our children succeed in school. For example a good eight or ten hours of solid sleep [...]
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 [...]
When ignoring bad behavior is the best thing a parent can do. Ignoring Misbehavior Let’s face it, some things kids do can drive a parent bonkers, and it’s tempting to punish certain behaviors. But there are [...]
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 [...]
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