child development

Baby Geniuses: The Top Ten Educational Games For Your Toddler

By Nancy Da Silva

Have you ever seen a toddler open a present and be more enraptured by the packaging the toy came in then the actual toy itself? You’ll be talking with friends and family and look over at your toddler and notice that he’s playing with the box that expensive toy came in, instead of the toy. What does this tell us? » Read more

Reversing Letters: Is This Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that results in people having a hard time with reading, writing and spelling. It is not a function of lack of intelligence or ability to learn. Letter reversal in writing can be one symptom of dyslexia, but this does not mean that every child who reverses letters is dyslexic. In fact, it is very common for young children to reverse letters when they are first learning how to write. » Read more

Reading Readiness – Preparing Your Child to Read

One of the most important things you can do for your child is to encourage and prepare him to read. Reading is one of life’s most important skills. Being able to read well will give your child an advantage in school and in life. Moms and dads can do a lot to prepare their children to read. The best thing parents can do to help their children read is to read out loud to them. » Read more

The Many Faces of Love: Staying Tuned to Your Child's Needs as They Grow

By By Anne Leedom

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