hurting a child

It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Child

It shouldn’t hurt to be a child. Anonymous Disciplining your child is one of the most difficult things to do after the initial days of parenthood. As children grow up, they are sure to become more demanding and test the limits of your patience. Initially, parents try reasoning with the child, but more often, disciplining… Read more »

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Kids Indoor Games

Physically Fit Indoors

“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” – O. Fred Donaldson. No matter what Mother Nature brings, it’s important to note, however, that your kiddos need to keep moving. When they get enough active play, there’s a marked improvement in their cognitive abilities, academic behaviour and overall attitude.It’s… Read more »

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Toddler Activities

Keeping the Toddlers Busy at Home

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”– ThichNhat Hanh We’re more than a month in with at least another TWO to go, so how’s lockdown going with you and the kids? Home-schooling and WFH… Read more »

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Safety for Kids

Child Safety

Safety starts with ‘S’ but begins with ‘U’- Anonymous. Children in this age range are gaining many new skills, and they feel more and more independent. They may be curious, want to explore the world around them, and act without thinking. At this age, children see everything that happens as it relates to themselves. And… Read more »

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Empathy in Toddlers

Empathy in Kids

“Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.” – Barack Obama Greater empathy in toddlerhood is linked to later popularity, friendship quality and social competence. There is… Read more »

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Language Development in Children

Language Development Begins at Home

Support for language development in early childhood needs to start right at the beginning and in the home. Studies find that a home environment that supports language development in early childhood—across the first four years of life—predicts toddlers’s readiness to learn in pre-school, which in turn predicts the children’s academic skills later in life. The… Read more »

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Cooking With Kids

Ever thought of giving kids a culinary experience

“No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” – Julia Child Ever thought of giving kids a culinary experience? You’d be surprised to know how cooking can entertain children and improve their sensory abilities. You’d be thrilled to see some of them even dreaming about becoming a chef one day. Read on… Read more »

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Child's Vocabulary

Few activities are as delightful as learning new vocabulary

“Few activities are as delightful as learning new vocabulary.”― Tim Gunn Vocabulary building is similar to using building blocks to create a strong structure. You always start with the base which has to be the strongest to carry structures over it. Similarly, vocabulary development for a pre-schooler is a gradual process involving interpretation of a… Read more »

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Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there”. –Theodore Roosevelt The journey to becoming an Inclusive School may be long and challenging at times, but ultimately this journey can strengthen a school community and benefit all children.  ‘Inclusion’ does not simply mean the placement of students with disabilities in general education classes.  This process must incorporate fundamental… Read more »

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