Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb
15

Brain Scans Spots Early Signs of Dyslexia

Instead of waiting for a child to experience reading delays, scientists now say they can identify the reading problem even before children start school, long before they become labeled as poor students and begin to lose confidence in themselves. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/01/24/brain-scans-spot-early-signs-dyslexia/#ixzz1mT1Hh3wC

Feb
15

Responding to Toddlers Who Bite

Biting is a very common behavior among toddlers, which means there are a lot of concerned parents out there.  You are not alone.  The good news is that there is a lot that parents and caregivers can do to reduce and, ultimately, eliminate biting. To set the stage for effectively addressing this challenge, avoid calling …

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Feb
15

What’s Wrong with the Teenage Mind?

Children today reach puberty earlier and adulthood later. The result: a lot of teenage weirdness. Alison Gopnik on how we might readjust adolescence. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203806504577181351486558984.html?fb_ref=wsj_share_FB&fb_source=home_multiline

Feb
15

The Ferber Sleep Training Method for Babies

Most parents are anxious to get their babies to sleep through the night; several theories are reported to be the best way to achieve that goal. One popular method is the Ferber Sleep Method, named for Dr. Richard Ferber. Dr. Ferber is the director of Pediatric Sleep Disorders at the Children’s Hospital in Boston and …

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Feb
14

Help your toddler sleep through the night

Tips and techniques for getting your child or toddler to sleep through the night without waking up. Toddlerssometimes have a difficult time sleeping through the night. This sleep disruption can be caused by many factors. If you have a toddler, you’re probably anxious to get them to sleep soundly so you can enjoy a peaceful …

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