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Child Development

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 ...

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 ...

High Food Insecurity for Children with Special Healthcare Needs

A new study conducted by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has found that low-income families with children that have special healthcare needs have a ...

The Biggest Contribution of Parenting to Humanity

The definition of humanity is the state of being human; more specifically, of being kind to others. When we think of humanity, we think of ...

Encouraging Independence in Your Toddler

Whether you are a first-time parent or a more experienced one, the toddler years are sure to be a time of excitement. Those helpless baby ...