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 [...]
Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology. They have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child’s self-esteem. The Strong [...]
A recent study out of the University of Adelaide, Australia has concluded that children who eat a healthy diet may have a higher IQ than those who are fed a diet high in junk food. The [...]
Are your preschooler’s cognitive skills developing on track? Preschool Development During the preschool period, children begin to develop abilities that will help them fair well once they enter school. But Dr. Richard Selznick, author of The [...]
From one of Canada’s most inspiring and gifted sports heroes, an urgently needed guide to getting our kids active and healthy. Like many of us, Silken Laumann’s fondest childhood memories are of play: staying outside until [...]
According to a recent report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, psychological abuse can harm children well into their adult years and lead to emotional, developmental and psychological problems. Emotional abuse and neglect is one [...]
How to help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]
Is your preschooler ready for kindergarten? If not, there’s a lot parents can do to help prepare a child. Inspite of our best efforts, sometimes children just aren’t ready to take the big step of heading [...]
When it comes to our children’s education, entering the first grade represents a big milestone. Fortunately there are ways to ease the transition. Grade one! It’s quite a milestone in a child’s life…and a parent’s! For [...]
How to make the most out of your strong willed child’s behaviour. Strong-Willed Behavior Strong willed children are often persistent and independent and these are great characteristics. On the flip side, a strong-willed child can be [...]
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