Though every child develops at their own pace, there are some typical timeframes which are used to measure a child's development and growth.
Free play is an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has opportunities for unstructured play is important for his or her development.
From math to science to learning to read, many animated tv shows enhance a child's learning. Here is a list of fantastic shows that will keep your child learning the entire time.
Helping children cope with death is one of the hardest things you will encounter. But the most important thing is to let them deal with death in their own terms.
If you grew up with an emotionally absent mom, it negatively impacted your life and your ability to connect with your inner world. Understanding your journey can help you celebrate your feelings, not hide from them.
Today's generation of children spend more time in front of computer screens than ever before. Although getting our kids to "unplug" can be challenging, there are incredible benefits in making the effort to get them outdoors.
The beauty industry is a very influential part of our young girls' lives. How does this impact their self-esteem and self-worth and how can we help?
Speech and language delays are a concern for many parents, who wonder if their child is simply a "late talker"or if there is a true language disorder present. Learn the signs of a language delay: early intervention is vital to successful treatment.
The over-regulation of imaginative play is stifling an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has time and resources for games of make-believe is important.
Not as common as they were 20 years ago, tonsil and adenoid removal surgeries are still done for specific reasons. Find out just what these glands do and why some people need them removed.
Tummy time helps your baby develop and strengthen their head and chest muscles. Tummy time also sets up your baby for crawling and walking, making it a crucial part of your baby's development. Give your baby tummy time of between ten to twenty minutes a day in intervals until they are comfortable.
Teach your child how to deal with anger appropriately. This is the diary of a 7 year old. Young children can express anger and channel it in a positive direction by using a diary - here's proof!
Find out what environmental factors determine how your child will develop. You may have more control than you think.
Many children have sensory processing problems that influence behavior. Children may not like being touched, may have unusual preferences in clothing, or may have limited food choices. Understanding these issues may make it easier for parents and teachers to deal with children’s problem behaviors.
Puppets are cherished toys that can provide many important educational benefits. Discover the value of using puppets for teaching children language skills and for supporting social/emotional development.