Language Development: 3 Tips On How to Raise an Optimistic Child

 Today’s child is a virtual reality child. Instead of being allowed to climb trees in order to see the sky, we cut down low-hanging branches lest a one fall and hit someone in the head. A private school child may dine on delicacies such as squash fries, yet be...

3 Reasons Why Your Child Has Weak Expressive Language Skills

Does your preschooler have difficulty describing to you what went on during her day? Does she have trouble naming objects, substituting other words like “thingie” or “that round thing with cream inside,” instead of the real word? Does she seem to describe things in...

Sequencing for Children: What’s the Big Deal?

As I wrote in an earlier post, I've decided to start working more intensively with my 4 1/2 year old foster daughter. I'm always fascinated by how every child's learning profile is so different. I love the challenge of trying to see how the different pictures fit...

Practical Tips on How to Teach Your Child to Ask Questions

In my post yesterday I gave you some background on why your child finds it so hard to ask questions. It was a bit complicated, I know, but I hope you weren’t discouraged, because there are some easy tips you can use to help your child develop a healthy curiosity in...