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child development, Effective Parenting;, Parenting

Why it Helps to Think of Parenting as a Three-Wheeler: Part 3

Why it Helps to Think of Parenting as a Three-Wheeler: Part 3 Practica Parenting Wheel #2: The Parent as Teacher. Effective parents instinctively know that young children need plenty of one-on-one attention for them to flourish. Recent research findings confirm that children who have more one-on-one conversations with loving adults develop brain wiring that makes […]

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The Why’s and How’s of Picture Books

The Why’s and How’s of Picture Books Children benefit in a myriad of ways when parents read story books to them. But what about picture books? Think about the ones that display the meaning of words in the form of drawings or pictures – like the one in the Practica set. Why is a book like that valuable, […]

Blog - 5 more things - 18 June
Boost your child's Brain; Speech Development, Brain Development, Chatterbox Parents, Language, Language Development

Five More Things to Learn From Chatterbox Parents.

Five More Things to Learn From Chatterbox Parents. Have a look at our previous post to find out more about exactly what a chatterbox parent is and to read our list of the popular intro’s that chatterbox parents use. (We encourage you to focus on how much more comfortable it is to talk to a child […]

Practica Blog - The Practicals of Talking to Little Children
Boost your child's Brain; Speech Development, Brain Development, Chatterbox Parents, Language, Language Development

The Practicals of Talking to Little Children

The Practicals of Talking to Little Children   No matter how much you love being a parent, there’s always a day or two when you wish you had more training in the art of parenting. Let’s take, for example, talking to a baby, toddler or two year old. You may have firm convictions about the […]

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Bonding with your child, Brain Development, Calming an angry child, child development, Effective Communication, Effective Parenting;, Emotional Intelligence, EQ, Frustration, Gifted Parenting, Gifted Parenting; Parenting Styles; Effective Parenting, Language, Life Skills, Love, Loving Communication, Self Control, Tough Times

How to Launch Better Behaviour (and Better Learning) in your Child

How to Launch Better Behaviour (and Better Learning) in your Child Children of all ages develop, learn and behave better when their parents are warm and nurturing. All parents function somewhere on a continuum, with positive “warm and nurturing” at one end and negative “cold and unapproachable” at the other. And, regardless of how much […]