Tag: child development

  • Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby
    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby

    In the first of a two-part series, Lactation Counsellor and BAMBI Bumps team member Lia Segall Pasternak explains all things bottles. This month Lia discusses introducing a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. Next month, Lia will give you information for exclusively bottle-fed babies and explain the safe preparation of formula.   By Lia Segall […]

  • Raising Resilient Children
    Raising Resilient Children

    An Early Years teacher explains how the development of resilience in children will help them to face challenges right into adulthood. By Kaitlin Swala   What is Resilience?  Whether you are three years old or 30 years old, all humans possess the ability to be resilient. However, the best time to learn resilience starts in […]

  • Excelling in Languages
    Excelling in Languages

    Educator Fiona Walker explains the ways you can encourage children to develop language skills.  While this article focuses on English, the principles are the same, whether it’s English, Thai, or any other language.   By Fiona Walker   The limits of my language are the limits of my world.  ‒Ludwig Wittgenstein We want our children […]

  • Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children
    Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children

    Hearing and vision problems are among the most common health issues for school-age children, and many go undiagnosed or are mistaken for other conditions. The good news is that most hearing and vision conditions are treatable and respond better the earlier they are diagnosed.   By Children’s Center Team, Bumrungrad International Hospital   School-age children […]

  • Homework Time: Setting Up for Success
    Homework Time: Setting Up for Success

    Play Therapist Abhasiri gives parents a few tips for supporting our children with their homework without driving one another crazy. By Abhasiri Chutikul Helping your child with homework can be a nightmare for so many reasons. Many parents may realize that the approach to learning has evolved since the time they were in school or […]

  • 5 Reasons Why Playgroups Are Important for Child Development
    5 Reasons Why Playgroups Are Important for Child Development

    There’s no doubt that play is fundamental during the early years, and attending playgroups provides benefits for both kids and parents. Alex McInnes shares his view on the many ways in which playgroups can create a great impact on children. By Alexander McInnes; Photo by Azusa Uchida The first time leaving your home environment to […]