Tag: child development

  • The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children
    The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children

    Children learn better when they move and are surrounded by a nurturing environment. Premrudee Pantrat explains what the ‘Movement Method’ is, and how they use it on the farm to help children struggling in social and academic settings.   By Premrudee Pantrat (Gaye)   Parenting these days can be very challenging as social dynamics have […]

  • Everyday Ways To Teach Your Kids Gratitude
    Everyday Ways To Teach Your Kids Gratitude

    Contrary to what we know, gratitude is not inherent to young kids. Galina tells us how we can teach about gratitude and set our kids up for a life of being appreciative.    By Galina Kalinina    “He’s so ungrateful!” About a year ago, my son, who is now four-and-a-half, became a big fan of […]

  • My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race
    My Experience with Raising a Son of Mixed Race

    Liway shares her story about how she makes her bi-racial son less conscious about his skin color and tells us how we can encourage children to celebrate diversity in their daily lives.   By Liway Tayag   I can’t count how many times we’ve been brought to the limelight because people stare at my son […]

  • Using Art to Connect with Kids
    Using Art to Connect with Kids

    Art teacher Nisha Devadiga writes about the importance of art and how we can motivate our kids to use it as a medium to express their thoughts and feelings.    By Nisha Devadiga   “Creativity is an area in which younger people have a tremendous advantage since they have an endearing habit of always questioning past […]

  • Do Children Need Nutritional Supplements?
    Do Children Need Nutritional Supplements?

    We know that vitamins and minerals are essential for healthy development and a balanced diet is key. If your child is not eating well you may have wondered about giving them nutritional supplements.  Here is what you need to know about supplements for children and whether your child needs them.   By Dr. Donna Robinson […]

  • Providing Creative Play for Children
    Providing Creative Play for Children

    Creative play brings tremendous benefits to our children – there are many ways parents can experiment to engage children creatively, which bring joy and spark parents’ and children’s creativity.   By Anna Manuel   Children can be a tough audience. While everything amuses them, very few impress them. I have been making an impression on […]