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It is common that toddlers are as interested in toys as we, adults, consider as “feminine” that games called “masculine”. It is therefore normal to see a boy who is interested in dolls or the kitchen or a girl who…

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Intellectual or cognitive development refers to the acquisition of knowledge, the ability to think creatively, to be attentive, to understand and solve problems, to memorize information and to exercise judgment. Language At this age: He is able to respond to…

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There are several reasons why a child does not go to bed at bedtime and you need some tips to help your child fall asleep. For example, he may be teething, sick, have digestive problems, needs attention or experience anxiety.…

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The earlier your child’s school day approaches, the more different you and he will feel. You will be happy to know that he is old enough to go to school, but you will also wonder if he will adapt to…

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What should your child do on the eve of entering kindergarten? Is it more important that he knows some letters and notions of mathematics or that he knows how to dress and go to the bathroom alone? In fact, all…

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Between 3 and 5 years old, several children discover a new friend straight out of their imagination. This phenomenon is perfectly normal and affects more than one in four children. Far from being disturbing, the appearance of such a friend…

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For a young child, waiting for his turn and respecting that of others is not always easy. However, it is an essential social skill to develop, because it allows living harmonious relations with the others, in particular with the nursery…

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Ask for emergency medical help (9-1-1) if your child: Has an expression of distress; At the open mouth; Is unable to breathe or cough; Emits a high-pitched sound Holds his throat in his hands; Loses consciousness. If in doubt, do…

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Parks are a joy for kids of all ages, who can enjoy themselves for hours. Far from being just a way to pass the time, playing the park stimulates the development of many abilities in toddlers through the many activities…

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EQUIPMENT: Paper strips (magazines and white sheets) cut into tabs, four empty plastic bottles of elongated shape, felt pens, tape, stickers, a small ball. 1. Gather your family members and distribute an empty plastic bottle to everyone. 2. Together, decorate…

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Sit on the floor with your child, face to face and spread your legs. Your feet are almost touching to prevent the ball from escaping. Then roll a softball towards him, making sure he can catch it and invite him…

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Roll, Throw and Catch: These skills take time to master. The child will first learn to roll a ball, then to throw it and finally to catch it. As the child always learns the simplest things before the most difficult,…

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder in children and adolescents. To varying degrees, ADHD can disrupt personal, academic, family and social functioning. If it is not identified and treated early, it can have consequences for…

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If your child seems terrified and very disturbed in the middle of the night, while he is sleeping, he may not be having an ordinary nightmare. He may experience something different: a night terror. He then has his eyes open,…

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Nightmares can begin around the age of 2 to 3, but it is 5 to 10 years that they become more frequent. They usually occur at the end of the night, during the phase of REM sleep. The child suddenly wakes up…

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Young children need more sleep than adults because they grow and develop quickly. To meet their needs, toddlers must sleep during the day. Naps have many benefits for children. This moment of rest allows their brain to transfer the new…

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The sleep of a toddler can be disturbed by learning, by the desire for autonomy, or by daily worries that can result in nightmares or night terrors. In any case, a reassuring ritual, repeating itself night after night, will favor…

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Spanking and other physical punishment, such as shaking, slapping, banging or pinching, have negative effects on a child’s psychological and social development. To develop well, the child needs a sense of physical and psychological security. And it is first with…

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Structured play has advantages, such as developing attention and understanding of the rules, but a young child will be more interested in free play. Indeed, all children are born with an innate curiosity, a desire to play, a need to…

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It is safe for a child to know what is expected of him and to know that others have needs. As your child grows up, it is recommended that reasonable rules and limits be established and respected. What are the…

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It is sometimes difficult to change a child’s behavior. The motivation chart can then be an effective tool for bringing positive change to a toddler older than 3 years. The principle is simple: when it acts as it was asked,…

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Why does he refuse to obey? It is normal for a toddler to disobey from time to time because his developing brain makes it difficult to control his gestures, emotions, and thoughts. In addition, the young child is motivated by…

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The education you give your child is one way to help him learn about your values and teach him how to get along with others. You also teach him to stay safe, manage his emotions and gain the self-control necessary…

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Many parents use the withdrawal method when their child is not behaving well. This technique involves putting the child away for a while so that he/she calms down and thinks about his / her behavior. Also referred to as a…

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All parents want their child to listen to them the first time, but in reality, it is not possible. Before thinking that a child is not listening, one has to wonder if he understood the instructions and if the rules…

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Why does not he listen the first time? Before 3 years, it is difficult for a child to respect a forbidden. His brain is in training and he has trouble controlling his gestures, emotions, and thoughts. Even if your child…

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Getting angry at your child can happen to all parents. However, this reaction can lead to increased stress in the child as well as different emotions, such as fear, helplessness, sadness, and shame. In addition, anger is often followed by…

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The first steps normally occur between 10 and 18 months. Moreover, about half of the children only get to take a few steps to their 1 st birthday. Before walking, however, there are specific steps to take. Each must be…

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At birth, a baby is entirely dependent on his parents. Then, the autonomy slowly appears when baby begins to crawl, to walk on all fours, to seize an object, and continues for several more years. The more the child gains autonomy,…

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Reading to a child is an opportunity to share a pleasant moment with him while promoting the development of his language and the acquisition of skills that he will need later to learn to read. Indeed, when reading a story,…

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