Development & Behaviour

 

Development & Behaviour

Yes! You can homeschool your preschooler

You don't have to send your child to preschool. They can get ready for big school right at home.

Development & Behaviour

How to help little ones conquer night-time fears

Children with a sensitive temperament are likely to become more anxious.

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It happened to me: When your toddler prefers the company of adults

Does your toddler prefer the company of adults over socialising with their peers?

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When do children show evidence of self-esteem?

Research reveals that children develop a sense of self-esteem from as early as 5 years old and therefore emphasizes the importance of a parent's encouraging and loving words from a very early age.

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The perfect game for a child struggling with their emotions

Emotions can be very big when your kids are very small. This game helps them understand what they're feeling and how to manage them.

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A great way to teach our kids about consent

Deanna Carson is an educator who runs Body Safety Australia which teaches children, from as early as their pre-school years, about consent.

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Stop yelling over spilt milk! Science explains why your kids are so clumsy

Even parents have their blind spots. Science explains the reason your child keeps on spilling when it comes to meal time.

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Finding it hard to get your tech-savvy child to pick up a book?

Well, get off your phone and follow these tips to help your child to develop a love for reading.

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11 games to play with your preschooler to boost math skills

Give your toddler a mathematical edge with these brain boosting games.

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"My friend went to get her son so he could eat and he wasn't there"

'He came running back from the parking lot and said he had just gone with his friend to go look at his friend's car! So scary!'

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Should academics replace play in preschool?

A former teacher and father of 3 questions whether the amount of academic work done by preschoolers is healthy for development.

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Ramadaan activities: The Good Deed Jar

Just because your kids are too young to fast doesn't mean they can't get into the spirit of Ramadaan.

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Brain mechanics: When your child learns to read

Why learning this crucial skill is harder than we can imagine.

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Do you teach your kids about money?

Teach your child about the reality of money by drawing from everyday moments.

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The defiance of a 3-year-old

I'm pretty sure my kid's ears are broken and I don't know how to get him to listen to me.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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

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

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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.
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