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Best Tips For Kids Potty Training

Getting your kid out of diapers can be totally intimidating. Easy Potty Training Here are useful tips to help you get your kid into underpants. Model good behavior. You’re already used to that not-going-pee-alone thing—so turn the lack of privacy into a teachable moment! Or, enlist a (probably eager) older sibling for demonstrations. Don’t make it traumatic. More...

Puberty Part5 Challenges in education

School is not all about friends, and parties. Kids have a lot of educational activities. Problems Pressure to perform academically and obtain college admission can be stressful and make your teenager moody. Juggling school work, extra-curricular activities (must for college admissions) and chores at home can be tiring. Distractions at school can result in poor...

Best Creative Ideas for Kids Play

Encourage your child’s creativity with free-flowing creative activities and by getting involved in your child’s play. Kids Play Giving your preschooler time, materials and space to be creative is very important. Preschoolers like to be spontaneous in their creative play, so it’s good to follow your child’s lead. But there’ll also be times when your...

How Babies Learn to Talk

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As long as you talk to your babies and keep them interested, you can’t go wrong. Talk to your baby while you are pregnant. Children can recognize the voices of parents and other family members that it has heard while in the womb. Find a multilingual environment. Different languages follow different rules of stress and intonation. Studies...

What to do if your kids cant make friends

Throughout our evolutionary history, the ability to make friends has been a crucial survival skill. Here are some research-based tips to help kids make friends. Teach kids how to converse in a polite way Kids improve their status with peers after they’ve been trained in “active listening" (e.g., Bierman 1986). An active listener is someone who...

Colour Explosions

Colour Explosions Anything vinegar and baking soda is an absolute hit in our house… and we have found many a ways to use it but I do try to incorporate some sneaky fine motor development in, at the same time as exploring science conceptions such as reactions. "This experience is one where you might just have...

Help Your Kids Stay Safe at School

Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure your child stays safe at school. No Protection For My Child  WATCH OUR VIDEO   Take Action: At least once a week, use dinnertime to ask questions about your child’s day. What do you enjoy learning? Which class do you wish you didn’t have to take? What’s one thing you’re...

How do I recognize behavioral children?

Every child faces emotional difficulties from time to time, as do adults. Rarely will a child under 5 years old receive a diagnosis of a serious behavioral disorder. However, they may begin displaying symptoms of a disorder that could be diagnosed later in childhood. These may include: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Symptoms:  having trouble focusing or concentrating...

Easy peasy, cheap as chips colored rice trays

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Colored rice has magical abilities did you know that?? You can use it for a tonne of experiences with random stuff you have around your home and kids will spend aggggeeeeessssss exploring it believe me give it a go with them not to mention its pretty gosh darn cost effective and you can pop it...

Why has my child lack of motivation

Your child does not seem interested in doing anything, it lacks motivation Be it schoolwork, art or music practice or even playing, he refuses to participate. Motivating kids is not easy, especially if they are lazy and tend to find an excuse for not doing anything. When your son or daughter is unmotivated, here is how...
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