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Dr Justin Coulson looks at five reasons why we yell and five ways to stop yelling at your children.
Dr Justin Coulson is a three-time bestselling author, a TEDx speaker, and one of Australia's most popular relationships and parenting experts. In this video he looks at five reasons why we yell and five ways to stop yelling at your children.
How do you know if your baby is ready for first foods? From around six months, each baby needs additional nutrients.
How do you know if your baby is ready for first foods? From around six months, each baby needs additional nutrients. What your baby learns during this stage of life is important and can have an impact on their future eating behaviours and preferences.
A troubling trend is a growing number of anxious children. Anxiety is linked to stress which is detrimental to the brain and a child's healthy development.
One of the most troubling trends we are seeing in many western countries is a growing number of anxious children. Anxiety, in itself is linked to stress and stress is a very difficult concept to define given the broad array of individual factors that can create stress. What is well known, however, is that stress is incredibly detrimental to the brain and healthy development.
A good home learning environment with activities like books, conversation, letters, numbers and singing, means parents are giving children the best start in life.
If parents are providing a good home learning environment for children with lots of different activities like sharing books and having conversations, letters, numbers and singing, with some early learning in the mix, parents can be confident they're giving their children the best start in life.
It's no surprise the home learning environment features in research as being key to children’s optimal language, physical, intellectual and social development.
A child’s genes are the blueprint for their early development, but it’s the experiences and close interactions that children have in their early years that can really shape brain development. It will come as no surprise that the home learning environment features most strongly in the research as being the key to children’s optimal language, physical, intellectual and social development.
Children’s sleep can be impacted by nightmares and night terrors. They are different. Night terrors are dramatic, happen suddenly and often predictably.
Most children and many adults will experience nightmares and you have probably comforted your child during a nightmare. However, night terrors are different to nightmares. They are dramatic, happen suddenly and often predictably.