Top ten tips to support language development

Top ten tips to support language development A child’s ability to communicate defines them. It is one of the ways they are judged and measured by others and the means by which they forge relationships. Credit: NadyaEugene/Shutterstock.com It is well documented that the ability to communicate verbally is linked to a child’s well-being and confidence…

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Confident fathers have happier children

Image copyrightTHINKSTOCK Confident fathers have happier children Confident fathers who embrace becoming a parent are less likely to have children who display behavioural issues before the teenage years, a study says. The Oxford University research stresses the importance of a man’s attitude to fatherhood soon after birth. This can influence later behaviour more than undertaking…

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The International Day of Families

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year.This year’s observance focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members. In particular, the Day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting early childhood education and lifelong learning…

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Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates – survey

Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates. Time spent playing in parks, woods and fields has shrunk dramatically due to lack of green spaces, digital technology and parents’ fears A fifth of children did not play outside at all on an average day, the poll found. Three-quarters of UK children spend…

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Tips for Parenting Teens

Tips for Parenting Teens – Learn how to build a positive relationship with your teenager: Chat to your teen. Get into the habit of relaxed chatting. In a busy house it can be easy to talk to teenagers when we’re asking them to do stuff. Taking the time to just talk can let them know…

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