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6 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Speech

Learning to speak is one of the most significant milestones that your child will eventually master.  It is not only their window to communication it is an essential building block for their education.  To help get them on the road to success and improve their speech try the six tips below. Always Speak in a Calm…

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Getting children connect to the natural world

Getting your child connected with the natural world is an important part of fostering their development, their need to play, and their natural need for exploration.  In a world that is growing daily with new technological advances, it is easy to push aside the natural world in favour of the technological, but for children, connecting…

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How Going Out With Little Ones to a Restaurant Can be a Nightmare

While going out to eat is a fun experience and a great way to enjoy some time out with the family.  Odds are there is a little sense of panic when bringing your little ones for a dinner out.  Will they throw a tantrum, or even worse, start throwing food at patrons?  Even the best-behaved…

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Helping Your Baby’s Cognitive Development

Cognitive development is one of the most important parts of your baby’s journey during the early years of their life. Meeting cognitive milestones will not only help your child be more intelligent in the future and be able to learn more easily, but it will also help aid them in their physical and social milestones as well….

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Why Children Bite Each Other

Children who bite can be a great concern to child care facilities as well as to the parents of the biter and the child being bitten.  While it can seem aggressive and upsetting to all those involved, it is a relatively common occurrence with children from their toddler to preschool years although different aged children will…

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Staying on Schedule: The Importance of a Daily Routine

Parenting plans can vary significantly from person to person, and when it comes to discussion about keeping children on schedules, the views can vary as well. You may have some parents who take an extreme form of scheduling, which involves accounting for each moment of the day, while others may have no schedule and let…

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What Type of Fussy Eater Do You Have?

Having a fussy eater can lead you to stress as a parent. You may constantly worry about whether or not they will decide to eat that day and what food you should prepare that they are most likely to consume. Additionally, you may stress about whether or not your child is getting the proper nutrition with…

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The Sleep Dilemma: How to Help Your Little Ones Go to Sleep and Stay Asleep.

If your child does not sleep well, bedtime can be one of the most exhausting times of the day for you and your little one. Your child’s difficulty falling or staying asleep not only affects your child but the entire household as well. Why Don’t Children Fall Asleep Right Away? Children often take longer to…

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How Parents and Carers Can Shorten the Settle Time of Children at a Child Care Centre

Settling into a new care environment can be a thrilling time for a young child as s/he explores new surroundings, makes new friends, and bonds with new carers. However, this exciting time can be intimidating and emotional as the child makes her/his first venture from the home to a new care environment. When parents and carers approach this transition with support and love, the child can settle…

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