Tag: educational

How to Help Your Kids Speak Confidently in Public

Remember when you were little and you could not bring yourself to speak in public because you were shy? Well, your kids might be going through the same issue right now. You might have realized from experience that inability to express oneself in public is sometimes caused by low esteem and lack of confidence, and...

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4 Best Types of Baby Toys for Language Development

Speech is one of the most important milestones in a child’s life. This is because the bulk of speech that children develop during their first 3 years of life greatly influences their social, emotional, and cognitive development, and also largely impacts later performance in school and critical thinking skills. For this reason, speech-language pathologists encourage...

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7 Top Tips for Raising Happy Kids

As a parent you want nothing but the best for your kids. That means you would prefer your children to be happy than sad. While this may seem obvious, parents often miss out on daily opportunities to lay the groundwork for a lifetime of happiness. The following 7 tips for raising happy kids will deliver...

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How to Encourage Kids to Start Learning A Foreign Language At A Young Age

How to Encourage Kids to Start Learning A Foreign Language At A Young Age# Did you know children can easily learn a foreign language if you get them started early? Doctor Erika Levy is the assistant professor of speech and language pathology at Columbia University Teachers College in New York City. She points out that...

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A Social Media Safety Guide for Tweens and Teens

Learning how to be responsible, smart and safe online is something every child should know. When your children reach their tweens and teens, they begin to spend a great deal of time online. Children that age love social media sites, where they can text, exchange pictures and post updates to show what is going on...

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How Much Physical Activity Should Kids Get Each Day?

Our kids are getting less and less physically active, and the population as a whole is becoming more and more obese. These two statements are undisputed fact. And they are directly related. Unfortunately, children who aren’t in the habit of getting enough physical activity and exercise at a young age tend to carry that behaviour...

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Does Too Much Time on Tablets and Smartphones Harm Your Child’s Social Skills?

Today’s generation of children are growing up in an environment different to any that we have experienced before. The advent, and mass adoption of smartphones and tablets has greatly affected the way in which children are learning and spending their free time. How often have you experienced an emotional child being pacified by being allowed...

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4 Ways to Help Your Child be More Independent

Ask any parent whether they want their child to have a sense of independence and they will inevitably say yes. However, in the real world, practicality can often take over. We want children to do chores on their own, make their own breakfast or get dressed without help. Unfortunately, busy schedules and hectic lifestyles often...

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