Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Getting a preschooler to bed is important for both his health and his parent's sanity. Here are 10 tips to help you solve the bedtime struggle with your child, so he can sleep soundly through the night.
Sugar and Spice and Everything nice vs. Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails? The gender differences aren't exactly that clear-cut. But by preschool, children identify themselves as male or female, and gender differences in their behavior may already be apparent.
Repeating bad language is often a stage that most preschool go through. Here's what parents need to know about why and how to react when the bad words begin.
There's an ocean of reasons why kids should learn how to swim while they're young. The most obvious one is safety. If your child knows how to stay afloat and swim to safety, you and everyone else can have a bit more peace of mind near the water.
Find out if your preschooler is developing normally, as well as what to do if you suspect she might be experiencing a developmental delay.
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
Is it normal for a child to have delayed speech or letter identification? A lack of interest in books with a lot of text? When should parents be concerned that their child may need to see a specialist?
Has the once adorable way your preschooler pronounces "red" gone on too long? It's probably not time yet to worry that she has a speech problem, experts agree, but parents should be listening closely.
How much stress could a 4-year-old possibly be under, you ask? Well, she may not be worrying about the mortgage, the mother-in-law visit, or how she's going to get that presentation done before 7 a.m. but she may still be dealing with pressure.
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
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