Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?

Read this to find out credit: nspk.org.uk Children grow up being exposed to very different language environments. Sara hasn’t started school yet. She is only three, and spends her days with either her dad or in her day care center. To outsiders, Sara’s dad might sound like a broken record. He prattles on about everything he does, … Continue reading Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?

Why infants learn faster with a peer!

Infants are more likely to learn when paired with another infant as opposed to viewing the lesson alone, according to a new study. You read that correctly: Infants. Researchers at the University of Connecticut and University of Washington looked at the mechanisms involved in language learning among nine-month-olds, the youngest population known to be studied … Continue reading Why infants learn faster with a peer!

Understanding the “Why” of Children’s Behaviour

Before discussing effective ways to guide children’s behaviour, it is important to have some perspective on factors which can shape children’s behaviour. Typically, young children do not “misbehave” without reason. Behaviour can be viewed as resulting from a variety of factors, which can help to give some perspective on why a young child may be … Continue reading Understanding the “Why” of Children’s Behaviour

Signs Your Child is Ready for Potty Training

Potty training usually isn’t something parents look forward to, but most are eager to get the job done. No matter which potty training method you choose to follow, it’s important to gauge whether your little one is ready to start. Readiness can make the process more efficient and less stressful for everyone involved. Here’s a … Continue reading Signs Your Child is Ready for Potty Training