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Tattling trials and tribulations

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By Talya Ressel A very common occurrence among children is the ongoing behaviours of tattling. While this can be very frustrating, it is also a very natural part of their development and can be a great opportunity to enhance children’s social interaction and awareness. Why do children tattle? This is a developmentally appropriate and typical behaviour for children as they are ... Read More »

The highly sensitive child – when it is not just “being shy”

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By Talya Ressel  Does it seem like your child takes a bit longer to adjust to change? Are they very aware of their surroundings, picking up on the smallest nuances? Are they often in a flood of tears, extremely fussy or overly reactive to things such as smell, temperature, hunger, noise or light? Does it feel like other children are ... Read More »

Cyber-parenting and social media

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By Talya Ressel More and more families are facing the challenges that are associated with social media. These days, it’s not a case of ‘if’ but rather ‘when’ does your child start to build their social-media and cyber life. Children as young as 5 are getting their own smart phones or tablets and parents often feel unsure regarding the appropriate ... Read More »