Archive for 'Development'
Those aching legs and sore muscles that our youngsters experience could be growing pains. Are they cause for concern? During the preschool and early school years, many children experience relatively severe pains in their legs, often [...]
Why it’s important to take our children’s grief seriously. Loss of a Pet Does your child have a small pet? Then be prepared for the inevitable. When children loose a small pet like a hamster or [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]
Why having a little fun is just what kids to make them school ready. Preschool Learning It’s been said that play is a child’s work, which simply means that it’s through play that children do their [...]
Caring for Kids: The Complete Canadian Guide to Children’s Health is a comprehensive contemporary guide to health and wellness in children (ages 0-10), combining medically sound care with cutting edge research. With information culled from the [...]
Written especially for parents, this accessible, state-of-the-science guide provides crucial knowledge and tools for supporting school-age kids who lack or lag behind in executive skills–the core, brain-based habits of mind required to “execute” tasks like getting [...]
The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]
A recent study has found that boys are reaching puberty two years earlier than previously reported, according to research out of the University of Vermont and published in the American Academy of Pediatrics Journal. On average [...]
The connection between crankiness & developmental milestones. Crankiness & Milestones Have you ever tried to learn a new skill, only to be frustrated and irritated by set-backs while trying to master it? Well, that same frustration [...]
When the bogeyman just won’t go away. When does that fear of the dark become a true phobia? Is your child afraid of the dark? For many children, especially preschoolers, the bogeyman is a very real [...]
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