The transition from home to preschool is a big milestone for both kids and parents. It can be both exciting and scary, as it marks the beginning of a new chapter. It’s one step closer to bigger adventures, new challenges, and exciting opportunities for learning and discovery as children are prepared for the academic years
Effective communication is a key life skill, and it’s important for us to help our children as they develop their communication skills from an early age. The way a child is able to communicate impacts the process of learning and the meaningful exchange of information. A child who is able to clearly communicate his or
One of the most challenging aspects of parenting is managing toddlers’ temper tantrums. There are many different approaches parents can use, but it begins with teaching toddlers how to follow rules and expectations at home. Research has shown that cooperation and good listening skills are not things that small children innately know how to do.
Developing positive self-esteem is vital for children. When kids feel good about themselves, they have increased confidence to try new things. They feel proud of their accomplishments and believe in themselves. And even if they fail, they are more likely to get up and try again. When children view themselves in a positive light, they
What are your child’s views toward school? Does school feel more like a chore than a priority to your child? Do our kids understand why we give them pep talks about their academic progress and stress the importance of education and good academic performance? While school success may not entirely predict a child’s success as
Reading is one of the most vital skills children need to develop in order to help them achieve lifelong success. The more kids read, the richer their vocabulary becomes. Reading also tremendously enhances children’s brain development. When children read, it helps increase their attention span, develop their language skills, and increase memory retention and concentration.
Our kids are exposed to an endless array of sickness-causing germs and viruses every single day. Unfortunately, this is something we can’t control, as there’s no way we can keep our children 100% protected from germs no matter how hard we try. The only thing we can do as parents is to help boost our
As parents, we want the best for our kids. Therefore, we expect the best out of them. We want our children to earn good grades. We want them to have a healthy sense of independence. We want them to exhibit a positive attitude and good behavior. Of course, kids will be kids. Expecting them to
One of the most challenging parts of parenting can be disciplining our children. There’s no one size fits all approach when it comes to instilling positive and appropriate behavior with our little ones. What works for one preschooler may not work for another. Sometimes, what worked last week may not work this week! Children’s behavior
If there’s one thing kids love to do, it’s play. Many children can spend hours and hours playing happily without getting bored. In addition to being a source of fun and entertainment, play actually offers more benefits than many of us realize. Play plays an important role when it comes to our children’s healthy development.