It’s not uncommon for kids to revert back to baby talk long after they’ve outgrown it. Baby talk can come from a variety of reasons. Your preschooler may want attention, think it’s funny or may revert back to it when he’s nervous or scared.
Ages & Stages
Children are not born with executive functioning skills, they are born with a capacity to develop them. Executive function filters distractions, focuses attention, and prioritizes resources to meet life’s changing demands. However, some children — and adults — have difficulties establishing these skills.
Want to get your kids in the the spirit of summer camp? Here are some books for kids — and a bonus book for parents — about life away from home. Even for those who aren’t attending camp, these also make great just-for-fun, adventurous reads.
For many parents, high school is the light at the end of the tunnel. Your baby is almost grown. They can dress themselves, wash their own clothes, and cook their own dinner. In fact, they are so independent that you may be tempted to treat them more as roommates than children.
Even though snow may be in the forecast, the image of our kids bundled up to head to school will be replaced with them wearing t-shirts and shorts soon enough. Summertime activities often include camp. Camp creates a special environment where kids become a community. Every child is different — as is every camp and its offerings — so how do you choose the right one?