Friendships are one of the most important things there are. But it’s not really until now your kid will actually make friends. It takes time to get all the skills you need to be a friend.
Chores are not just about helping each other around the house. They’re about building self-esteem and, in the long run, self-reliance.
So you want a well-mannered kid? It’s actually not that hard. But there is a catch; you have to be well-behaved yourself...
It's a toddler's body that dictates when it's time to stay dry for a whole night. Until that happens, there's no point trying to hurry the process.
Perhaps you’re even more excited than your kid, who knows, but after all it’s the first day of preschool. Here’re some little things to make the transition smoother.
Building towers and putting teddies to bed isn't exciting any more - for you, that is. And now you feel guilty because you don't want to play. But don't fret: just change the perspective.
Siblings’ fights are common, squabbling and arguing is more or less a part of family life.
But perhaps that knowledge isn’t enough for you to keep your cool and stay sane.
Carry on reading and get some tips on how to keep the peace around the house.
By helping to improve motor skills and create interest, you are laying the foundations for your little writer-to-be.
Shyness is a matter of personality. So it’s not your child who has to change; it’s you. Maybe it sounds harsh. But it’s not hard at all. It just requires less pushing.
For those days when you're stuck for ideas, here's a list of fun things to do indoors together.
There are two key ways you can help your child develop language. One is to read to them a lot. The other is to talk to them.
If toilet training isn't working, the best advice is to relax, put your toddler back in diapers/nappies and try again later.