Teaching your child to share

Here is a simple guide to teaching your child to share: Every parent understands the frustration that can sometimes come with trying to get a toddler to share.   In a sense, difficulty in sharing at this age is a good indication – it points to the fact that your child is starting to develop his […]

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Separation Anxiety

How should you deal with separation anxiety? Although it can make life rather difficult for parents, separation anxiety is a normal stage of your child’s development.  It is an indication that your child has formed a secure attachment to you and feels happy and safe when they’re with you. Being separated from you for short […]

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How to help children with Selective Mutism

Children with selective mutism are physically capable of speaking, but do not speak in specific situations or to specific people. For more information on Selective Mutism and how it presents in children, read this article: http://www.childpsych.co.za/barriers-to-learning/selective-mutism/ Selective Mutism (SM) is a debilitating disorder and may have a very negative impact on a child’s daily functioning in […]

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Baby’s development: 7 – 12 months

Child Development 7 – 12 months Hello world!  The second half of your baby’s first year is all about exploring and her increasing mobility helps her to do exactly that.  Let’s look at some of the developmental milestones you can expect to see at this age.  Remember however that these are merely guidelines and that […]

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