Importance of Play in Children’s Development

Playing is a natural activity for children. Although playing might seem trivial, unimportant, or unnecessary to some parents, it significantly contributes to children becoming well-rounded and healthy, and it assists in shaping their cognitive, social, emotional, and physical capacity. There are many forms of play that children may engage in on a daily basis. Categories …

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Developing Good Listening Skills in Young Children

LISTENING REFERS to children’s ability to pay attention to and separate both environmental and speech sounds from one another. When children have good listening skills, they are better able to select, remember, and process information, which has a significant impact on their academic success. Listening is one of the most important skills children will need …

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Do You Want Emotionally Intelligent Children? Practice Emotion Coaching

Emotional intelligence refers to our capacity to be aware of, understand, express, and effectively manage our emotions. Emotional intelligence is an important life skill that children need to control their daily stressors, build healthy relationships with people in their environment, and communicate their emotional states. Although children’s emotional intelligence is partly determined by their temperament …

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Tips for Bilingual Parenting

Some immigrant or intermarried parents desire to pass on their native language to their children. For these parents, the native language represents an integral part of their culture; as such, fostering bilingualism in their children is important. Parents who wish to develop bilingual competence in their children must recognize that this journey must be prioritized …

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We are doing more harm to our children with our overbearing and overprotective parenting

The recent scandal in the US about parents bribing elite universities to gain admission for their children has increased our awareness of the great lengths some parents are willing to go to protect or give their children anything they want.  Researchers have classified these parents as (1) Helicopter parents – are parents who take an …

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