Archive for February, 2010
There are many different types of ebook available for children. The latest novels can help encourage your child to read but educational ebooks also have a lot to offer.
Educational ebooks aren’t just for little kids who are trying to learn thing for the first time, they can also be used to supplement your child’s education and give them the extra skills they need to excel in the classroom.
Home schoolers have known about the benefits of ebooks for years. Most standard textbooks are available in ebook form and can be purchased much cheaper than the price of the hardcover version.
Every textbook More >
For millions of parents around the world, the day does not end with the school bell. There are still pictures to be painted, songs to be sung and games to be played. This all adds up to keeping children happy, safe and out of trouble. But, parents have to steer away from going overboard.
After school is not baby-sitting: After school activities thrive only if it is backed by sufficient parental involvement. What would a soccer match be without parents cheering their little heroes from the sidelines?.
Research and choose: Instead of convenience being the decisive factor, find out things that will More >
Many people have heard the term ebook but have never actually seen or read one. This is a great loss as ebooks can really help young children get involved with the literary world.
If you try to sit a 5 year old down and read him Treasure Island, it’s going to be a battle and you may experience some resistance.
If you were to get Treasure Island as an ebook however, it might have cool pirate music and pictures that help add a better sensory experience to it.
Some ebooks will read the story page by page by clicking on an icon and More >
Understanding little children, especially in their toddler years, is always full of pleasant surprises. This is the time when your children’s grammar skills are developing at a much faster rate. You never know what funny words come out from their mouths.
Beginning at 2 years old, these kids can already pick up correct use of verbs, nouns, pronouns, prepositions and all the other language bits by ear and speaking them right out.
Some characteristics of 2-year olds
Per previous studies, two-year-olds have been found to have more than 50 words in their vocabulary. They communicate mostly by saying two and three word phrases More >
Nobody ever said parenting is an easy and smooth task. More frequently, parents find it hard, difficult, and frustrating to handle their children. If you have problems with your child’s behavior, it would help a lot if you would try to reach out. Understanding your child and his behavior would definitely make wonders. Anyway, if you would not take the effort to do so, who would?
Parenting has always been among the most significant and challenging jobs known to mankind. Often, children’s misbehavior and tantrums effectively drive parents crazy. This is particularly true if parents could not seem to correct such More >
One of the most sensitive and important issues parents have to contend with is the matter of their child’s temperament. Understanding children and their temperament is one important key to better growing-up development of each child’s personality vis-à-vis the world at large.
Needs to Understand Your Child’s Temperament
There is never a better way of knowing your child than understanding his temperament. Doing so means you accept his uniqueness and not your pre-conceived ideas about him before he showed up in your life.
Understanding his temperament will help you in letting go and not blame yourself or your child for situations that are More >
Parenting can be a frustrating experience especially if you cannot seem to establish a harmonious relationship with your teenager. There are times when you find yourself in disagreement with your child because of the so-called generation gap. The key to having a harmonious relationship with your child lies on how well you understand them. Here are 10 tips on dealing with your teen and understanding your child.
Set a boundary between your role as a parent or a friend.
Aside from being a father or mother to your child, you can also be a friend to them. But sometimes you need to More >
Parents have the responsibility over children. Raising a child is truly hard. Nobody says it is easy. Aside from providing your child the basic necessities in life, you should also shower him with affection, care, and love. You should also learn genuinely understanding your child and his behavior. As an adult, take charge to reach out and understand why your child may be behaving the way he does.
Psychologists and experts have always been asserting the importance of establishing and maintaining a good parent-child relationship. To good parents, the harmonious and excellent relationship could start during the childhood years and should More >