Archive for 'Development'

Toilet Training

Toilet Training

 Is your child ready to be toilet trained?   Toilet Training If there is one milestone every parent looks forward to, it’s when their child no longer requires diapers.  But learning to use a toilet will not [...]

Language Development

Language Development

The connection between music and a baby’s first words. Language Development Have you ever noticed that when you talk to an infant you naturally use a sing song voice?  Well there’s good reason for this.  Music [...]

Teething

Teething

What to expect as your baby grows those pearly whites. Teething Teething – it all begins with those bottom two middle teeth. As early as three or four months they’ll peak through the gums and by [...]

Crankiness and Milestones

Crankiness and Milestones

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 [...]

Helping Children With Fear of the Dark

Helping Children With Fear of the Dark

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 [...]

Can Bedwetting be Hereditary?

Can Bedwetting be Hereditary?

Were you a bedwetter? Then chances are your child will be too, because bedwetting is often hereditary. At around three or four years of age, once a child has mastered toilet learning, he then begins to [...]

Causes of Hearing Loss

Causes of Hearing Loss

A look at the many causes of hearing loss and impairment in children. Causes of Hearing Loss When it comes to hearing loss, the elderly usually come to mind. But hearing loss can and does happen [...]

Teaching Problem Solving

Teaching Problem Solving

The importance of teaching children self-discipline and problem solving Teaching Children Self-Control When it comes to discipline and children, the goal shouldn’t be controlling children, but rather helping them to learn self-control.  And the more our [...]

Good News for Late Talkers

Good News for Late Talkers

According to the latest research, young children who experience delayed language development are not at a higher risk of having emotional or behavioral problems as they age. Researchers from the University of Western Australia followed 1,387 [...]

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

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 [...]