The "R" word. Well, that's progress. At least we are calling it the "R" word, suggesting the entire word should not be spoken aloud. Retard. Retarded. As in, "I'm so retarded." "What a retard." Bantered about without much forethought--by most. It hurts those of us who have children who are, in fact, mentally retarded.
Well, this here is my first ever blog, so please bare with me as pour my heart and soul out
I am in my late twenties, dawning on 30 now! I am the mother to two beautiful little ladies and another on the way! My husband and I have been together for 10 years now, married for nearly five and he is desprete for his boy! So far the netball team is all he has received!
Using sign language as speech develops and is fine tuned will help young children to play with language and it will help them clarify communication attempts. As any parent to a toddler knows, if you can avoid frustrations by being clearly understood, it's a good thing!
What is your working mother method? Some really helpful info on the choices that working mothers make. www.primarydilemma.com
Working mothers are not all the same. Why then are 16 million working mothers treated as one undifferentiated group?
It's not like you ask that rooms be sparkling. You just don't want to be tripping on toys when you check on them at night. What can you do to persuade kids to keep on top of the clutter?
If your preemie could talk, he might say, "I am so excited to be going home. I am also a little scared. It is okay if you are feeling a little scared too. Even if I have had a big brother or sister, I may be different because I was born so early and so small. I decided to write this list of activities that can help preemies like me learn how to use our bodies and minds as we grow..."
Are you in the face of the toddler tantrums and sibling squabbles? Are you tired of the sick feeling in the pit of your stomach after you've yelled at your child? You're not alone. Child development expert, Kimberley Blaine offers parents positive discipline alternatives that will yield great results.
This old-school form of discipline can do more harm than good. The "time-out" technique is not so effective -- and it can even lead to harmful side effects. Put this punishment to rest for good and do these simple steps for a better alternative.
As curriculum requirements continue to increase in all levels of education, students are experiencing considerable amounts of school stress. Take a proactive approach of instilling a positive attitude in your child about school,