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Parenting Tips to Stop Toddler Temper Tantrums at Meal Time

The term ‘temper tantrum’ is commonly used by parents to express the uncontrollable and quite unpredictable behavior exhibited by children, especially toddlers, as a means of demanding or manipulating the outcome of a situation. Having established a sense of comfort with the parents and family as well as testing their boundaries, a toddler will often […]

Stimulating Cognitive & Emotional Development in Children

Stimulation of the mental faculties helps in the cognitive development of children. A child’s senses are stimulated from birth, but the greatest show of brain activity is in the first three years of a child’s life. This means that these early stages are the best time for child mental development and for stimulation for future […]

Constructive Play Activities for Nursery Age Children

As a child care worker, understanding how a child develops between the ages of 2-5 is important because you can help the child learn through play. Some of the most long-lasting effects on personality, vocabulary, interpersonal skills and imagination develop through games. Prior to going to school and learning from teachers and peers, children learn through games. Constructive […]

Parents Tips on Learning Games for Children

Early childhood play has a larger and more significant purpose in child development than just entertainment. According to Piaget, constructive play allows children to hone their comprehension of concepts before they can understand abstract thinking. Various specialists have ascribed reasons such as socialization, development of communication and exploration skills, and cognitive growth to play. Regardless of the […]

Caregivers’ Tips for Handling Imaginary Friends

Children with imaginary friends are fairly common, and these friends can be as real to them as a flesh-and-blood sibling, often even more beloved, because they are the child’s best friend too. The average age for children to develop imaginary friends is about 3 to4 years of age, once social interaction skills and imagination develop. Many parents find it […]

Parents’ Tips for Teaching about Child Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse in children can be a difficult topic for parents to broach with their children, but it is becoming increasingly important to create open channels of communication about it within families. Many parents feel awkward about discussing child sexual abuse with their children because they feel:   Children should not know about the darker side of human […]

Tips for a Respectful Childcarer-Parent Relationship

Childcare centers provide a service that allows parents to safely leave children to be looked after when they go about their daily work, and continue with careers.Choosing a center is a arduous task for many parents, and most professionals do their best to make parents feel at ease. While the nature of the service goes beyond […]

Cheap Child Care: Affordable Day Care Finding Advice

With daycare costs rising every day, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find affordable care for your child. During this period of recession, parents are becoming increasingly concerned about ways in which they can cut corners yet provide quality care to their children. Child care can be very expensive but with a little planning and […]

Parents’ Tips for Children’s Bedtime Routines

Creating a consistent bedtime routine for your child results in a comfortable, stable child who knows what is expected of him or her. When children are provided with a simple routine, they are able to follow it and structure their days around it. Knowing what comes next, and what to expect every day is a reassuring feeling […]