Growing children in a data-driven manner involves using data and evidence to inform decision-making about a child’s education and development. This can involve tracking a child’s progress over time, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing evidence-based interventions to support their growth and development. To grow children in a data-driven manner, it is important to regularly […]
Uncovering the History and Meaning Behind the Tradition of Christmas Gifts The tradition of giving gifts on Christmas has its roots in several different cultural and religious practices. One of the most well-known origins of this tradition is the story of the Three Wise Men, also known as the Magi, who brought gifts of gold,
Hey! Baby just got promoted to Toddler. Toddlerhood is a exciting period and it lasts until they reach 3 years. Milestones When researching my content, I use official websites such as the CDC ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). They list the below as the milestones a child should reach by the end of
What is Independent Play? Independent play is when children play by themselves with a parent nearby Why is important? Play can enhance brain structure and function and promote executive function (the process of learning). Read more here. How to promote solo play? – by the parenting junkie 😉 Set up the right type of playspace.
I gathered some stats that will help us define what is “normal” in terms of illnesses in child care. What is considered to be normal? According to Mayo Clinic, an average of 7 to 8 infections a year for every kid and more (up to 12 colds a year) for children who are in child
2 studies, 2 views on the impact of superheroes over kids There are 2 primary studies that looked into the development impact of superheroes on kids: The 1st study suggest that parents may need to help their preschool children filter the messages arising from superhero media in order to minimize aggressive behavior outcomes and
In this post I am listing the scientific benefits of spending time outdoors and why it’s a good thing for both kids and adults. Now, I’ll write about how indoors can also be fun and educational for toddlers. When indoors, we have to be careful with the amount of screentime a toddler is exposed to.
Spending time outdoors is beneficial for everyone. We hear this more and more, but what are the scientific facts behind this statement? I’ve broken up the topic into 3 sections, so you’ll see how outdoor activities positively impact our babies, toddlers and ourselves by encouraging healthy development and critical thinking skills and more. Outdoor time
I’ve been dreading the first haircut – now it’s too late. Bianca is 2 years and 9 months old and very active. She likes having her hair long ( like Elsa from Frozen) but desperately needs a haircut so the hair stays out of her eyes. Today it was mummy’s salon day, so I used
Famous aphorism, which originates from 1976, was mentioned by George Box when referring to statistical models. I find “All models are wrong, but some are useful” to be applicable to all the models in our lives, but especially to how we’re supposed to raise our kids. Internet is full nowadays of guides about everything you