Talking is something that comes naturally to most children. Even in the youngest years, such as baby years, children verbalise through happy gurgles and endless babbling. Speech itself is one of the milestones in the developmental years. Children are constantly learning, from listening to the adults around them, the sounds that different things make and different tones in speech reflecting various emotions. Continue reading Talking: 2 Way Convo Between Parent & Child
Money makes the world go around, or at least that is what everyone says. What exactly is ‘Money’? If you go down to basics, it is after all a piece of paper that has a nominated value. Well it is a currency or mode of payment that is recognised across the board. But is that really all it is? Continue reading Money Matters – Start Early
Despite the strict upbringing parents might have during their time of childhood, sometimes this does not apply to their own children when grandparents come into the picture. This is often a topic which brings much controversy to many parents.
In a way, it is a little touchy to begin with.
Continue reading When Teachings Differ – Balance Anyone?
Mess zones. Or perhaps just mess or maybe an atomic explosion (crayon all over the wall perhaps?)
Sometimes it is better to cordon off areas for children to play in to minimise disruptions to daily living space. What about the aftermath of their play?
Well instead of parents being the ones to clean up, why not get the kids to clean up together?
Continue reading Clean Up
Improving Concentration and Focus in Kids
Many children and adults have this issue. We often find ourselves involved with too much around and find it difficult to concentrate on the task at hand. For adults, most of the time it is caused by emotional stress, fatigue or perhaps hormonal changes. However, with medical advancement and studies, the association with ADHD has also led to many parents’ worries. Continue reading Improving Concentration and Focus in Kids
“Spare the rod and spoil the child”
Well, a recent study done in Canada debunks this whole idea of effective discipline with physical punishment.
According to the report, there are several reasons why spanking should be the very last resort to discipline.
Continue reading Spare the rod and still discipline the child