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.
By helping to improve motor skills and create interest, you are laying the foundations for your little writer-to-be.
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.
Everyone's tired after four in the afternoon. A long day wears you out. So the hours leading up to bedtime can be tough going. Here are a few tips!
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.
Playing alongside other children is all you can expect from your toddler. At 18 months, they are still too focused on themselves to make really good playmates. But they can always practise.
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.
You are pregnant again - congratulations! Here are five tips to prepare your older child. Because this time round, there are three people awaiting the baby. And one of you is not so sure this is a good idea.
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.
No empathy to talk of, egocentric to say the least. The only part of give-and-take they can relate to is “take”.
But with time and practice they will learn the basics of how to be a good friend.
And you can help.
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.