Monthly Archives: April 2017

Five Tactics to Ease Homework Struggles

Every parent faces the daily struggle of getting their children to complete their homework. No matter what one says, homework is the last thing on any child’s mind! We hope to help you solve the above problem with five simple tactics which can be used at home to make homework time far more productive for […]

Healthy Foods Which Drive Brain Development

In today’s day and age, there is an immense focus on brain development in the early years. One of the main factors that can help ensure that your child reaches all the developmental milestones is the consumption of the right kind of food. A healthy and balanced diet is not only good for a child’s […]

Working Memory: Key to Learning

As a young parent, you may often wonder – What kind of experiences, toys or tools can I provide for my children at home so that they can reach and surpass key learning milestones. Firstly, it is important to understand that learning is all about acquiring skills, applying these skills and adapting oneself to the […]

Taming Your Toddler’s Temper Tantrums

One minute your toddler is as happy as can be, and the other minute he or she is a ball of rage and completely out of control! Sound familiar? Tantrums are unfortunately inevitable if you have a toddler at home. They are the most effective way for a toddler to express their frustration. There is […]

Why Problem Solving is an important skill to acquire?

Have you been in a situation where you were at crossroads and had to make a choice? How do you assess the two alternatives and reach a final decision? The ability to look at a situation objectively, analyze the potential alternative solutions and come out with a logical next step is the basis of problem […]

Why “Play” is critical for your child’s development

Play is one of the most important components of early childhood development and is considered the highest form of research. Play fosters the development of motor skills, unleashes creativity and teaches children about the world around them. All forms of “play”, be it structured or unstructured offer tremendous benefit to a growing child. There are […]

Building Number Sense

Children have an innate ability to absorb and retain a lot of information in their formative years. As a parent, it is imperative that you take advantage of this ability to teach key concepts in the preschool years so that you build a strong foundation for your child before he or she starts primary school. […]

Building Your Child’s Self Esteem

As an adult, there have probably been times in your life when your confidence was put to the test. Perhaps you were interviewing for a job, travelling alone in a foreign country or asking someone to dinner. These are all instances that require a strong belief in your own abilities and strengths. Education involves empowering […]