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How to prepare them to bathe alone

Get those cute bath pics in now—one day soon they’ll be asking for privacy. Here’s how to get them ready and keep them safe. 

Why it’s ok if your child is a late learner

Some kids just don’t show interest in learning letters, colours and shapes.

Is forming “cliques” at a young age a bad thing for children?

The important thing to ensure as parents is that your children are in healthy peer groups.

What You Need to Know About Precocious Puberty

Precocious puberty is a medical condition in which kids mature earlier than normal.

Tips for raising a multilingual child

If you’re concerned that exposing your children to multiple languages as toddlers will affect their speech or comprehension when starting school, don’t worry.

Prevent poor posture when kids are young

Signs of posture problems include slouching, sitting for too long, walking on the toes or walking with the toes pointed outward.

Delaying gratification

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?

Preschool is a time to start encouraging cooperative play

Young children learn through play, which by its very nature provides a context for physical, social, emotional, cognitive creative and linguistic learning. 



Making the transition to kindergarten

Kindergarten is a still a big step for a four-, five- or six-year-old – especially if the child hasn’t been in preschool – and families can help by following these tips.

How physical activity can improve your child’s learning

Want to improve your child's grades? Try hitting the gym instead of the books. Research shows it could be a great way to help your child succeed in school.

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