Tag: child development

  • 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 […]

  • I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!
    I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar!

    Shaz Lalji explains how we can empower the next generation to lead an equitable future through education, sharing our stories, and celebrating each other’s successes!   By Shaz Lalji   For generations, women have been fighting for empowerment. Even something as basic as voting was non-existent for women for so long. As far as we […]

  • Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope
    Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope

      Alessandra talks about the importance of nurturing optimism and hope in children and ways to do that.   By Alessandra C Marazzi   It seems to me that in today’s age, a little optimism and hope are badly needed, especially when we are talking about instilling those qualities in the generation of people who […]

  • A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children
    A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children

    This article uncovers how parents and educators can encourage young children to build a positive, natural, and respectful relationship with their environment.   By Renika Phanichkrivalkosil   When I think of sustainability, I think about how we can leave the world a little bit better than we found it. This is reflected in the myriad […]

  • Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids  子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶
    Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids 子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶

    Most parents worry about ‘picky eating’ habits of their children. What can we do to overcome this? Mao, a nutritionist, shares how to address it with fun and educational food activities.   By Mao Tsuchiya / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   Ten years ago, in a fishery harbor in Senegal, I was excitedly preparing […]

  • Helping Children Transition to New Environments
    Helping Children Transition to New Environments

    Transitions into new environments are challenging for adults and children alike. Experienced international educator Karen O’Neill shares tips for parents to support their children through transitions.   By Karen O’Neill   How do we support and prepare our children to leave the comfort and security of their parents, caregivers, and home environment to start early […]