8.12.2019 10:00 am
Research suggests that with time and without pressure, most children will accept new foods.
Picky eaters can make mealtimes hectic. Concerns about wasted food and about whether your child is eating enough “good” food, not too many “bad” food (or even enough food at all) are common challenges. Ensuing power struggles can make mealtimes a drag. And planning around your child’s preferences can be almost impossible.
When faced with your anxious child, you can use the following phrases to help them identify, acknowledge and work through these overwhelming emotions.
Parenty’s resident OT, Anneke de Jager, gives us some ideas on what to do when school holidays roll around in a few weeks.
Reading recipes enhances vocabulary. Baking involves measurement, addition and subtraction. Slicing your personal pizza is a great way to explain fractions to your child.
Research shows that night waking in infancy is associated with behavioural control challenges at three and four years of age.
The way we raise our children matters. Not only does it play a role in creating the type of people they are right now, but it also determines the kind of people they will become.
Parenty expert, Gail Friend, explains why teaching children to think for themselves is key to raising emotionally intelligent and resilient young people.
“Core strength” has been a buzz word in the health industry in the last few years, but its importance cannot be undermined especially in children.
Gentle parenting means no punishments and no rewards: just a partnership with your kids where they want to do the right thing for the sake of doing the right thing.
“It is a lifelong condition that has a spectrum of difficulties,”
This week on The Great Equalizer, Sam gets called to the principal’s office, Charlene is the picture of patience and… WORD NERDS UNITE AGAIN! We showcase some of our favourite local children’s book authors ahead of the festive season.
Falls are the main reason for childhood injuries, but kids usually recover.
If you’ve suffered from anxiety, depression or relationship problems, a psychological theory called “attachment theory” can help you get to the root cause of your difficulties and give you a greater understanding of what’s going on.
The way we attach to others romantically is intrinsically linked to how we attached to our parents as infants.