Development

The Importance of the Relationship Between a Mother and Son

The relationship between a mother and son shapes how the son approaches emotions. There will be a time after puberty when he grows distant, but with patience he will return…

Safe Teething Remedies

In many ways, teething is an exciting time, as it heralds the arrival of a baby’s first teeth. However, the process of teething can be long and laborious for a…

Thumb-Sucking and Dummies

While most parents are comfortable with a baby who uses a dummy or sucks their thumb, when the habit continues in toddlers, parents often seek advice on how to help…

Welcoming a New Sibling

Many parents envision building a family where the children are not only siblings, but the best of friends. While the kids will likely grow to love each other dearly, there…

Charting Children’s Growth

Although each child is different, it can be reassuring for parents to know that their children are growing and developing at a normal rate. Paediatricians often track a child’s growth…

Dyspraxia in Children

Dyspraxia is a neurological condition that impairs movement. As it relates directly to a child’s motor skills, children who experience dyspraxia (or development coordination disorder as it is also known)…

All About Dyslexia in Kids

Many think of Dyslexia as word blindness but it is much more than that. Dyslexia is also a problem that can occur when it comes to a child’s ability to…

Common Behaviour Problems in Children

Children’s behaviour is naturally varied. All children can be on their best behaviour, and all children can be on their worst behaviour at different times. Most parents expect the Terrible…

The Terrible Twos Explained

The ‘Terrible Twos’ is so named because it is a period of child development in which children initially begin to make their own choices. At this age a toddler begins…

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