• ¿Por qué es tan importante el desarrollo del niño en la primera infancia?

    20 March 2017
    / from unicef.org

    Como resultado de las nuevas investigaciones y de la mejor comprensión del significado del bienestar integral de los niños y niñas, el desarrollo del niño en la primera infancia adquiere una importancia cada vez mayor en el temario de promoción y defensa de los derechos de la infancia.

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  • Playing is How Toddlers Learn

    13 March 2017
    / from healthychildren.org

    Playing with your child takes a lot of time and energy. When you are tired, your toddler will know it. Find time for yourself. Maybe your family can help out, or perhaps a friend will watch your child for a few hours. You will come back with more energy and joy. If you are having fun, chances are your child is having fun, and learning, too.

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  • The Discipline Dilemma: Finding an Approach That Works for Your Child and Family

    6 March 2017
    / by Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C
    / from pbs.org

    There’s no one strategy that will work for every child. There isn’t a prescription that can be written for discipline. No formula to follow. But as we sort out which strategies are best for our families, what can be helpful is understanding where irrational or bad behavior is coming from and remembering how much our own emotions affect how our children react.

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  • How to Support Children’s Approaches to Learning? Play with Them!

    27 February 2017
    / by Gaye Gronlund
    / from families.naeyc.org

    In the early years, parents can help children develop the skills to be better students by playing with them. Yes, as they enter kindergarten and the elementary years, children need to have some understanding of letters and numbers. However, if they have not developed solid approaches to learning, they will not be as successful in school settings.

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  • Sleep Struggles? We’ve Got Resources

    20 February 2017
    / from zerotothree.org

    … here we focus on ways to establish healthy sleep habits from the start—to hopefully prevent situations like a baby who won’t fall asleep unless fed, held, or rocked; a toddler who comes into your room for a visit at 3:00 a.m.; or a 2-year-old whose bedtime routine is now 75 minutes long and getting longer every night.

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  • 7 Ways You and Your Child Can Spread the Love This Valentine’s Day

    14 February 2017
    / by Tamekia Reece
    / from parents.com

    Make Valentine’s Day a time to teach your kids about the importance of giving and how they can make others feel loved.

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  • Worried About Screen Time? Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

    23 January 2017
    / by Elissa Nadworny
    / from nprED

    There are more than 80,000 educational apps in Apple’s app store. It seems like a great way to encourage brain development and make your little one the smartest baby genius. But just sticking a tablet in your kid’s hands might not be as helpful.

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  • How Can We Help Kids With Self-Regulation?

    9 January 2017
    / from childmind.org

    Some kids need help learning to control their emotions, and resist impulsive behavior

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  • Brush, Book, Bed: How to Structure Your Child’s Nighttime Routine

    26 December 2016
    / from healthychildren.org

    Having a predictable nighttime routine will help them understand and learn to expect what comes next. Additionally, routines may ease the stress that some families experience at nighttime.

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  • Toddlers and Self-Control: A Survival Guide for Parents

    19 December 2016
    / by Claire Lerner, LCSWC and Rebecca Parlakian, Zero to Three

    Remember too that being able to recite a rule — Hands are not for hitting — is not the same as being able to follow it. Clever, verbal two-year-olds make it easy for parents to have an “expectation gap” since they seem to understand so much.

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