Each baby born is a unique canvas with a beautiful life to paint ahead. Each present their own strengths and weaknesses. Some need a bit of assistance to meet milestones and thrive, while others overachieve in the most surprising areas. If your child is unusually alert, even as an infant, and has an excellent memory, then he or she may be what is known as a “gifted child.”
These two traits alone do not define gifted children, but these rapid learners exhibit skills that have adults both astonished and thrilled on a daily basis.
You are what you eat. Truer words have probably never been
spoken. It may be hard to believe, but
our diet and our preferences of certain food are all developed in our
childhood. With obesity rates at an
all-time high and ADHD and other behaviours all linked to diet, it is never too
early to introduce healthy food choices into your child’s diet. Here are some tips to help get you started.
Sugar is being linked to more
and more health risks for children and has even been linked to learning
Every child has “episodes,” periods that
make parents want to tear out their hair in frustration. When your child acts
out, refuses to listen or throws a temper tantrum, it can be embarrassing and
infuriating. It is all you can do to remind yourself that it is normal and they
will come out of it.
That being said, there are certain
behaviors that you should not ignore. These could be signs of more serious
issues, or could be a gateway tobigger problems
When you are talking to your child or to
someone else and your child interrupts you, it can be tempting to let them go.
Parenthood is one of the most rewarding experiences a person
can have. The first time you look at a new life that you created, your entire
Parents are only human and they have bad days. The problem
is that when your bad day bleeds over to verbal cruelty to your kids, you can
negatively affect their health and wellness. Taking time to be nicer to your
children can help with many developmental and behavioral problems. Here are
some things you should avoid when talking to your kids.
Children can be a mystery wrapped up in an
enigma. Trying to figure out why they are behaving the way they do is a
challenge, even for experienced parents.
When children have problems outside of
normal childhood acting out, a therapist can be of great help. The real trick
is the ability to spot when your child’s behavior is a normal expression of
growing up, and when they could benefit from outside aid.
of Development Issues
There are certain signs that indicate the
need for professional help.