Archive for 'Development'
Does your young toddler bite and hit others? Biting and Hiting Does your child bite or hit other toddlers in a playground or at a playgroup? Fortunately this is a behaviour most kids will outgrow, once [...]
Ever wished you had a paediatrician you could call every time you had everyday questions about your toddler? Do you wonder about your toddler’s health and well-being? Are you concerned whether your child is growing and [...]
Why you’ll want to turn off the TV and computer if you have young children. Kids and TV Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society recommend that children under two years of [...]
Is your youngster having trouble expressing her frustrations verbally? It may be the reason why she’s resorting to biting and hitting others. Often young children go through a phase in life where they express their feelings [...]
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 [...]
While signing children up for after-school lessons and sports teams is valuable, new studies reveal that allowing time for unstructured play is also valuable. Studies reveal that over the past 50 years, free, unstructured play in [...]
Today’s kids are different. Our traditional parenting tactics aren’t working; in fact, they are making matters worse. Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer says, “Just as antibiotics created super bugs, old parenting methods have created the discipline-resistant child, and [...]
How to help our children become more courageous and less fearful. Showing Courage In many ways, growing up is all about facing fears. A child facing their fear of the dark, facing fear of leaving home [...]
The connection between children’s development and their behaviour. Unwanted Behavior When it comes to our children showing less than desirable behaviours, it’s tempting to think kids are acting in certain ways on purpose. But really, problems [...]
Just why do toddlers throw tantrums? Trantrums We’ve all seen them, our children have done them, hec, we did them when we were their age….throw a tantrum that is. You could almost say that throwing a [...]
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