Tag: independence II

The ABC’s for helping your child develop self-esteem

Children build their self-esteem through experiences. When you play with your little one and allow her to be herself, you are nurturing her confidence. Keep...

Gaining independence at bedtime: transitioning from the crib to a bed

With your child’s newfound emotional, verbal, and motor control skills, you’re probably thinking about transitioning from the crib and into a bed. Here are some useful...

Stating independence at the table: tips for picky eating

There are many reasons why a child might appear to be picky around food. Sometimes your son is just exploring how much he can push...

Beyond defiance: saying “no” and stating independence

As developmental psychologist Erick Erickson stated half a century ago, a big part of a child’s social and emotional development during the first years of...

The impact of self-awareness skills

When we talk about children’s self-awareness skills, we are referring to their capacity to know themselves and, based on that knowledge, evaluate and respond appropriately...

Can my child start eating independently and tackle new milestones?

Between the excitement of achieving new milestones and the fear of messy floors and tables in the nearby future, figuring out when your child is...
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