Don’t worry, parents. Toddler untruths are associated with highly developed cognitive skills. After all, lying is a pretty complicated task.
Two moms and an expert weigh in.
At home, parents can remove noisy distractions and devices, set up a quiet space to practise sitting and listen to their breathing together.
Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about tips to help teach your children to resolve conflicts on their own.
Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about what your child's allowance can teach them.
Signs of posture problems include slouching, sitting for too long, walking on the toes or walking with the toes pointed outward.
Sure, it takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when tribe members insist on spoiling your wee one?
While it is not a skill that comes naturally to young children, by the time they reach age four or five they are beginning to understand that delaying gratification can bring its own rewards. How can parents foster this ability?
There’s no point in arguing about it: kids love technology. And they’re good at it. This generation, the so-called digital natives, seem to respond instinctively to gadgets and gizmos and touch screens.
If our kids and grandkids are going to be in charge of the planet some day, we better make sure they know what they’re doing. Nurturing their curiosity is key, and science fairs can help.