So you want a well-mannered kid? It’s actually not that hard. But there is a catch; you have to be well-behaved yourself...
Chores are not just about helping each other around the house. They’re about building self-esteem and, in the long run, self-reliance.
Routine sounds dull to us grown-ups, but it's the exact opposite for children. They love things to be predictable; it makes them feel happy and secure.
Which toys and games are best for your child? Of course you want your child to develop properly. But it's ok: you already have everything they need at home.
Shyness is a matter of personality. So it’s not your child who has to change; it’s you. Maybe it sounds harsh. But it’s not hard at all. It just requires less pushing.
The key to learning to read is closely linked to being curious about reading. You can awaken that curiosity and a love of reading in your child.
Building towers and putting teddies to bed isn't exciting any more - for you, that is. And now you feel guilty because you don't want to play. But don't fret: just change the perspective.
For the first time since becoming a parent, you're thinking about handing your child over to a babysitter. Do you dare to? Can you?
It begins with small portions of puréed food. The next step is chewing on more solid food, until eventually, you and your child are eating the same food.
Toys driving you mad? Here is some down-to-earth wisdom from other parents on how to get the mayhem under control.
It's hard to tell if there's something wrong with your child's speech and language development or not. But trust your instincts and make that telephone call if you're at all worried.
By helping to improve motor skills and create interest, you are laying the foundations for your little writer-to-be.