October 5, 2018

The ‘Big School’ – Transitioning to K12

As children move from preschool to primary school, things do get more formal, more structured, and more demanding. Most children are easily able to navigate the changes but for some it can be quite daunting.  A ‘successful transition’ enables children to adapt to new settings positively and defines the tone […]
October 5, 2018

Expert advice to cope with Separation Anxiety

The opening day of school for the first timers or for children returning to a new classroom in the ‘old’ school can be an anxious experience both for them, and their parents. Some children look forward to the first day of school with excitement however quite a few of them […]
October 5, 2018

Parenting Tips for screen time management

Screen time is an inescapable reality of modern childhood, with children of every age spending hours in front of iPads, smartphones and televisions even as young and 2 years old. That’s not always a bad thing: Educational apps and TV shows are great ways for children to sharpen their developing brains […]
October 5, 2018

Setting Appropriate Limits for Today’s Children

For young parents, the idea of setting limits for their pre-schooler is often challenging. Doctors and child psychologists say that a child understands the world better when rules and discipline are reinforced by people he trusts and loves – in this case, the parents. Parents must lay out rules of […]
October 5, 2018

Fostering Connections between Home and School

As a parent, you are the major provider of your child’s education from birth through adolescence. You guide the development of her character and mental health and help form the foundation from which she’ll develop lifelong attitudes and interests. And because your home is the primary environment in which your […]
October 3, 2018

How To Talk to Your Child About Safe & Unsafe Touch

With an increasing rate of news related to sexual abuse and harassment cases being commonly aired on social media, voiced by family members and family friends, and showcased on headliners of today – it is nearly inevitable that your child will come across “trigger” words such as ‘rape, ‘ sexual […]