Category Archive: Birth to 3 Years

Sep
06

TIME-OUT BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT FOR PRESCHOOLERS

  TIME-OUT BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT FOR PRESCHOOLERS Sep 28, 2010 | By Shannon Snyder Photo Credit smiley little girl image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.com Time-outs are an appropriate discipline technique for preschool children- children ages three to five years old–according to Kids Health. When using time-outs as an approach to managing your child’s behavior, you …

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Sep
05

Potty Training: Five Sensory Secrets for Success!

  Potty Training: Five Sensory Secrets for Success! July 9, 2012 By Gwen Wild, OTR/L 92 EmailShare Potty training…is it a sensory issue? My answer is definitely “Yes!” Children who struggle with sensory processing often find potty training to be a daunting task that often leads to a battle of the wills that nobody actually wins. Using the potty is actually a …

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Sep
05

Is it Okay to Let Your Toddler Play with the iPad?

  Is it Okay to Let Your Toddler Play with the iPad? Babies and cats with iPads are cute. Are they deprived? Published on October 19, 2011 by Nancy Darling, Ph.D. in Thinking About Kids The YouTube video: A magazine is an ipad that doesn’t work is VERY cute. But it’s as challenging as the baby’s expectations are predictable. If …

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Sep
05

Kid iPad Addiction: Is Your Toddler Hooked?

  It’s hard enough for a grown-up to limit time on an iPad. So how is iPad addiction affecting our kids? http://bunchfamily.ca/ipad-addiction-is-your-toddler-hooked/

Sep
05

Tyrant Toddler Behavior

  Redirection Often Works From Robin McClure, former About.com Guide http://childcare.about.com/cs/behaviors/a/toddlertyrant.htm

Apr
06

Children’s Brains Need Omega-3

All of the cells in the body need essential fatty acids. They are especially important for young children and fetus in order for the brain to develop normally. Both omega-3 and omega-6 are essential fatty acids, it means that the body cannot create them, they must therefore be part of the diet. Mother’s milk contains …

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Apr
06

Baby Brain Map!

  Welcome to the Baby Brain Map, a ZERO TO THREE Web exclusive The Brain Map was adapted in 2006 by ZERO TO THREE from BrainWonders, a collaborative project (1998-2001) between Boston University School of Medicine, Erikson Institute and ZERO TO THREE. http://www.zerotothree.org/baby-brain-map.html

Apr
06

Mom’s Love Good For Children’s Brains

ScienceDaily (Jan. 30, 2012) — School-age children whose mothers nurtured them early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress.   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120130170147.htm

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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