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 a cherished toy that can provide many important educational benefits. Discover the value of using puppets for teaching children language skills and for supporting social/emotional development.
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.
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.
Explore just a few of the ways parents can keep track of their baby's developmental stages and milestones using baby record books, journals, video recordings, scrapbooks, and photobooks.
Free play is an important part of childhood. Making sure your child has opportunities for unstructured play is important for his or her development.
Though every child develops at their own pace, there are some typical timeframes which are used to measure a child's development and growth.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Find out what environmental factors determine how your child will develop. You may have more control than you think.
There is a lot of debate among psychologists and child development experts about whether or not birth order has an impact on a child’s personality and behavior. In other words, there are some people who believe that whether a child is the...
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!
I grew up feeling lonely and unloved. As a teen and adult, I battled obesity, low self-esteem, and depression. As a middle-aged woman, I discovered my problems were caused largely by having an emotionally absent mother. This realization helped me put my past in perspective, find peace, and heal.