Archive for 'Development'

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

If you’re the parent of a toddler, the good news is, your diaper days will soon be over. The bad news is, it won’t happen overnight. Sometime after the age of two, children will start to [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Toddlers and Newborns

Toddlers and Newborns

How to help your firstborn adjust to life with a sibling. Toddlers and Newborns Bringing home a new baby is an exciting time.  It can also be an upsetting time for a big brother or sister, [...]

A Child’s First Friends

A Child’s First Friends

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 [...]