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How can the environment affect my child’s development?

How can the environment affect my child's development?As parents, we naturally do everything we can to ensure our kids have what they need to be happy and healthy little individuals. We put nutritious, delicious food on their plates every day, we tuck them up in a warm bed every night. We find ...
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What are the developmental milestones for 4 - 7 months?

You believe your baby is developing the right skills at the right time, but how can you be completely sure? Do you find yourself comparing them to other babies? Or do you simply let them develop at their own pace?  It can be tricky trying to track your child's progress as they get older. ...
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How can I discipline my child in a positive way?

How can I discipline my child in a positive way? Following on from understanding how your behaviour, as a parent, can significantly affect your preschool child and their development, it's time to understand positive discipline in a more in-depth way. So, if you have questions such as, what is ...
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How do I support my child’s personal, social, and emotional development?

How do I support my child's personal, social, and emotional development?   “When we give children today what they need to learn, develop, and thrive, they give back to society in the future through a lifetime of productive citizenship.” - Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University...
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What can I learn from Hygge about parenting my child?

All around the world, kids are being raised within different cultures, and are growing up in different ways. Here at UNII, we believe that when it comes to parenting and ensuring our children's wellbeing, it's always useful to hear about the way that our neighbours across the globe are doing it!...
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What are the developmental milestones for 8 - 12 months?

You believe your baby is developing the right skills at the right time, but how can you be completely sure? Do you find yourself comparing them to other babies? Or do you simply let them develop at their own pace?  It can be tricky trying to track your child's progress as they get older. ...
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How can I help my child balance risk, challenge and vulnerability and find independence?

“Children are active participants in their own development. Reflecting the intrinsic human drive to explore and master one's environment.” — Shonkoff and Phillips, 2000Bringing your newborn baby home for the first time really is the most amazing feeling in the world. The start of a brand-...
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What are the developmental milestones for 1 - 3 months?

You believe your baby is developing the right skills at the right time, but how can you be completely sure? Do you find yourself comparing them to other babies? Or do you simply let them develop at their own pace?  It can be tricky trying to track your child's progress as they get older. ...
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Which foods boost my child’s brain development?

Which foods boost my child's brain development?When our kids reach preschool age, they're suddenly exposed to all sorts of new and exciting things, places, and people. There's so much to learn and remember as they go through this rapid and critical period of development, which means their young and ...
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How can I encourage my baby's language skills? 6 - 12 months

Now that your baby's past the 6-month mark you've gradually been introducing them to solid foods, and it's been a funny and exciting process. One day, during lunch, you begin speaking to your little one as you so often do, telling them to “Open your mouth now,” and much to your surprise, they do...
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