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.
It's a toddler's body that dictates when it's time to stay dry for a whole night. Until that happens, there's no point trying to hurry the process.
Chores are not just about helping each other around the house. They’re about building self-esteem and, in the long run, self-reliance.
Perhaps you’re even more excited than your kid, who knows, but after all it’s the first day of preschool. Here’re some little things to make the transition smoother.
By helping to improve motor skills and create interest, you are laying the foundations for your little writer-to-be.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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!
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.
There are two key ways you can help your child develop language. One is to read to them a lot. The other is to talk to them.