Managing tantrums

What causes tantrums? Generally tantrums are caused by the brain being overloaded.  Often what happens is that the brain hasn’t learnt how to process the emotions that your child is currently feeling.  That’s why logic and reason don’t work at this point. And that’s why this is the point when we’ve felt like smacking them …

How do children learn to play?

Want a popular child?  Get on the floor and play with your child   We want to raise our children to be social experts, to know how to make friends and build strong and lasting relationships.  We want our children to be liked and popular, have fun at school and not make lots of enemies, …

Why do we smile?

How do babies learn to smile? What makes us smile?   A smile is a powerful thing, but we are not born with the ability to smile.  During the first few months of our lives we experiment with moving the muscles in our face and pull thousands of different facial expressions, so why do we …