Archive for 'Development'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Socializing is one of the most complex skills a child will learn. As parents, we can do a lot to help them develop these skills positively. Even as toddlers, friends play a special role in children’s [...]
A look at what kids begin to learn when they’re in kindergarten. Kindergarten & Reading Once children enter kindergarten, many kids begin to learn to read. Granted it won’t be War and Peace, but they will [...]
Is your toddler or preschooler refusing to take a nap? It’s probably a sign that your little one no longer needs the extra sleep. Most toddlers and many preschool children have at least one nap a [...]
Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]
How to tell if your child is ready to give up naptime. Outgrowing Nap-Time By the time babies are three months old, they’ve settled into a more regular sleep pattern, generally sleeping longer periods at night. [...]
During the early years of childhood, children’s imagination is essentially their playground. Between the ages of three and six, children get really involved with fantasy play. Their tea set become the foundation for a party with [...]
When it comes to discussing the facts of life with your preschooler, find those teachable moments to make it a part of your day-to-day lives together. If the thought of discussing the birds and bees with [...]
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