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Child Development

How to Get Involved with Your Child’s School

  Getting involved in your child’s school activities is an excellent way to further develop a bond with your child. Getting involved also helps your …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

6 Reasons Why Reading Fiction Is Crucial for Children’s Development

Obviously, the ability to read is vital for children’s academic progress since without it, they would not be able to understand their textbooks. Schools aim …

6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Daycare Center

Leaving your child on their first morning of daycare is a momentous occasion, but the natural worry all parents will feel can be eased by …

Tips for Keeping Teens Busy Over Summer Break

  If you have a teen or teens and summertime is just around the corner, you are probably feeling a bit anxious about what they …

5 Reasons Why Your Toddler Won’t Pipe Down

When your preschooler learns to talk, you’ll be able to enjoy a proper conversation with him. But he may expect that conversation to carry on …

How to Help Your Child Kick the Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb sucking is a concern many parents have. Toddlers suck their thumbs because it’s comforting and calming. It’s probably something they did before they were …

Productive and Positive Potty Training

Your child’s showing all the signs of being ready to potty train. That’s great! But now where do you start? Explain to your toddler that …

4 Reasons to Keep Your Daughter Out of Child’s Beauty Pageants

If you’ve ever watched Toddlers & Tiaras on The Learning Channel, you’ve probably seen some the horrendous behavior displayed by parents and children in the …

Why You Should Encourage Listening Skills

You might think listening is an automatic response, and it’s true it can be hard to shut out the noise of the world around you, …

Biosocial Development in the First Two Years

From birth to age 2, your child will display traits that seem simple on the surface yet, for some reason, amaze you and fill you …

Preschool Activities You Can Do At Home

Once your young child begins attending preschool, he or she will begin to ask to do some of their favorite activities at home. Here are …

How to Teach Your Child to Be More Responsible

Teaching children responsibility is one of the jobs you have as a parent. It’s daunting to think about but necessary. Many adults don’t understand responsibility, …

The Benefits of Outdoor Play For Preschoolers

In the modern world of games consoles and interactive toys, it’s easy to overlook the importance of outdoor play. It’s a big world outside of …

Football Brain Damage: Should Parents Worry?

With stories in the news about ex-football players succumbing to dementia and suicide, brain damage from playing football over a period of years has come …

How to Help Your Child Learn Appropriate Behavior

Children don’t always behave; in fact, it takes time to learn the social rules for different situations. Parents play a key role in helping their …