During different ages of childhood, children will require different lengths of sleep and the time when children sleep also matters.read more
Spare the rod and spoil the child: Detrimental to character development that is integral to future success and well-being.
The phrase ‘spare the rod and spoil the child’ basically refers to parents who refuse to discipline their child for any wrong doing. This non-consequential approach from parents usually results in an unruly child that is habituated to getting his own way.read more
Self-regulation is a complex process where a child is required to evaluate all the information he receives from his environment through his senses (see, hear, touch, taste, and smell). With all the information gathered, the child needs to consciously process sequentially an appropriate response for the situation. Then he needs to carry out the chosen response either through language, action, or non-action.read more
There are two processes responsible for your child’s brain growth and development throughout their life time. The first is Neurogenesis which refers to the generation of brain cells. This process is mostly active during the pre-natal life of your child. The second is neuroplasticity which refers to the connections and neural pathways in the brain.read more
This is one of the most common questions I get asked by parents. Parents with typically healthy children as well as those with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) or other learning difficulties.read more