talking to kids

Parenting with evidence to shape children’s behaviour
Parenting with evidence to shape children’s behaviour (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents will be relieved to hear Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology John McAloon confirm, “All kids have tantrums.” But what strategies can parents take to ensure any challenges or struggles don’t become long-lasting, serious problems? Translating research evidence and ... Read More »

How Infant Directed Speech shapes your child’s development
How Infant Directed Speech shapes your child’s development (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The way you speak to your baby can tell a very specific story. Through the subconscious mechanism of babytalk, a parent’s voice can offer encouragement, discipline or comfort, and according to new research findings, it can even facilitate early language ... Read More »

How we speak to children could make a difference
How we speak to children could make a difference (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Adelaide families are being sought to take part in a major study looking at the link between how parents speak with their children and child development. Called the Language in Little Ones project, the research aims to understand how the ... Read More »

The hows and whys of talking to your baby
The hows and whys of talking to your baby (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The University of Wollongong’s Early Start Discovery Space officially launched its newest attraction, Crawlers’ Beach, on Wednesday 29 March with a talk on “Talking to your baby”. Crawlers’ Beach is for children aged from birth to two years and features activities designed ... Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

Key Piece to Autism Puzzle
Key Piece to Autism Puzzle (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Where do your eyes focus during a conversation? An innovative study by University of Vermont researchers reveals that for children with autism spectrum disorder, the answer depends on how emotional the conversation is. The study, published in Research in Autism ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Anxiety in Children
Anxiety in Children (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)

Transcript In this modern fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for anyone of any age, and that includes children, to at times be anxious. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Probably generations ago, people were also anxious about things and it could be ... Read More »

Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love
Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love (8 votes, average: 4.88 out of 5)

There’s more to Easter than chocolate eggs. With all the evidence that kids should avoid sugary, fatty food, there’s plenty of reason to make the focus of your family’s Easter something other than chocolate. Easter is traditionally a celebration of ... Read More »

Experts’ attitudes influence what children believe
Experts’ attitudes influence what children believe (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children are more apt to believe a nice, non-expert than a mean expert, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas. In the study published in Developmental Science, the authors examined how preschoolers decide whom to believe when ... Read More »

 
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