Archive for 'Toddler'

EQ & Communication

EQ & Communication

 The connection between emotional intelligence and communication skills. EQ & Communication Turns out that how well our children do academically, or how well they do with their IQ scores doesn’t predict their success in life.  It’s [...]

Bilingual Speech Development

Bilingual Speech Development

The optimum age for children to learn a second language. Bilingual Speech Development Today many parents recognize the value of their children learning another language.  It opens kids up to other cultures, enhances many of their [...]

Stuttering and Toddlers

Stuttering and Toddlers

Is toddler stuttering a concern or normal language development. Stuttering and Toddlers Imagine not being able to express yourself in words for years, and then finally acquiring the skills to do so?  It’s what happens to [...]

Toddler Language Development

Toddler Language Development

 Is your toddler’s language developing on time? Toddler Language Development Watching children develop their language skills is really exciting. In the course of just a couple of years a child goes from a cooing, babbling baby [...]

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]

Signs that Your Child No Longer Needs Naps

Signs that Your Child No Longer Needs Naps

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. [...]

Separation Anxiety at Bedtime

Separation Anxiety at Bedtime

Helping kids cope with separation anxiety at bedtime. Separation Anxiety at Bedtime Separating from mom and dad at the end of the day can make a toddler or preschooler pretty anxious.  While bedtime routines can help [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Safety Over the Holiday Season

Safety Over the Holiday Season

The excitement of the holiday season can lead us to let our guard down, with tragic results. Here’s what you need to know about holiday safety. Tis the season to be jolly…tis also the season to [...]