Developmental Milestones Ages 5 to 8 Educational and Parenting Articles

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Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their second grader.
If your child suddenly developed a me-first, gimme-gimme attitude once first grade hit, it's not a coincidence. Learn why first grade is the year that finishing first becomes first priority to children, and find out how you can deal with it.
Here are some of the neurological differences you may notice between boys and girls in the years surrounding first grade.
Every parent of a teenager understands the relevance of appropriate friends. But what about young children?
An expert parenting guide to understanding your kindergartener's speech development.
When children do something hurtful we tend to make them apologize. But it isn't saying 'I'm sorry' that children need to learn so much as it is feeling sorry.
Here's a parenting guide to teaching your first grader the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
For many parents, 7 is a lucky number.  At the ripe old age of 7, many kids go through a major transformation.  A guide to understanding why.
Here's a parenting guide to teaching your second grader the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
Self-regulation is increasingly being seen as a good predictor of a child's academic success. What is it, and how can parents help their child learn it?
Here's a breakdown of what a kindergartener should be able to do physically, so you can keep your child on track:
Parenting advice on how to teach your kindergartener the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their first grader.
Young children learn that emotions represent their own reactions to situations and events and that children can differ from each other in their responses.
Discusses when children develop self-regulation skills (the ability to control behavior, emotions and thoughts) and the importance of acquiring these skills.
Kids develop at different rates, one child might be ready to tango while another is learning to walk.  Here's a guide to some common childhood milestones.
In addition to an awareness of their own emotions, children need the ability to recognize the cues reflecting the emotions of others.
In first grade, your child will continue to learn and grow. What do the normal developmental milestones look like? Use this guide to track your child√Ęs
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