Development & Behaviour
 

Development & Behaviour

Picture books with no words help parents and children read

A local study shows that wordless picture books can improve the reading relationship between parents and children.

Development & Behaviour

Understanding childhood memory

Ever wondered if your child will remember the amazing second birthday party you painstakingly put together? Science says, probably not. Here's why.

Development & Behaviour

Life with a 3-year-old in tweets

Having a three-year-old is one of the most challenging times as a parent. Can you relate to any of this?

Development & Behaviour

Foundation teachers are more than simply childminders. Here’s why...

Having good, well-trained teachers in their early lives benefits children enormously.

Development & Behaviour

The sex talk: here's how to do it

Talking to your kids about the birds and the bees needn't be awkward, here are a few tips to make it easier.

Development & Behaviour

How to stop your toddler from hitting and biting

When does biting, tantrum-throwing and other unpleasant behaviour begin – and what can you do about it?

Development & Behaviour

Jo Frost shows you how to deal with young kids in a restaurant

Going to a restaurant with your kids can be quite a mission. Jo Frost, the child behaviour guru, gives some of her tips and tricks to help. 

Development & Behaviour

Fire up your child’s creativity

Here are some great ways to help your child get creative when there's been too much TV time.

Development & Behaviour

When should my child be able to draw a line?

We take a look at how your child's drawing skills progresses as they age.

Development & Behaviour

When co-sleeping becomes too much

Co-sleeping can be really helpful when your baby is young, but extended co-sleeping can lead to many familial problems.

Development & Behaviour

3 tips for reluctant readers

Reading Expert Claire Montague-Fryer suggests ways to help your kid read.

Development & Behaviour

Dressing your little one

What you can expect at each age with regard to your child dressing themselves.

Development & Behaviour

How stories change your child's brain

Telling stories is the first step to literacy development.

Development & Behaviour

What to do about tantrums

Here are some tips to diffuse a tantrum.

Development & Behaviour

Reader's Respond: Why I let my son play with dolls

Our readers respond to an article about boys and dolls.

Development & Behaviour

How to handle the never-ending 'why' questions

A developmental explosion has your toddler asking all sorts of questions - and it's a good thing.

Development & Behaviour

The ultimate WORST places to take your kids

Where only the brave will go (with kids).

Development & Behaviour

Parents respond to out-of-control tantrums

What do you do when your child's tantrums are out of control?

Development & Behaviour

New search engine for kids

Kiddle: a new, safe search engine just for kids.

Development & Behaviour

Out-of-control tantrum: what would you do?

If your child had an out of control tantrum like this, what would you do? Watch this video and tell us how you feel.
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