Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
There is nothing quite like hearing your child utter her first words. And there is nothing quite like the way your heart drops when you hear those words begin to tumble over one another in a mishmash of repetitions, fumbling, and hesitancy.
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.
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.
While hearing your child's speech and language develop can be an amazing and mind-blowing experience, you may also be wondering if she is on track linguistically, worrying if she'll be ready for kindergarten.
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.
Parents of young child know to expect the unexpected when it comes to structuring a preschooler's day. But do preschoolers really need all that structure?
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.
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