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Danial Holland

Member Since: 03rd August 2009
No of Articles: 15
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25th January 2010

Tips on Teaching Your Child to Read

Stories influence children's learning for life. Some research suggests that the more stories children hear before entering school, the more likely they will be successful academically. Listening to books benefits their vocabulary and comprehension. Spe...

25th January 2010

Advantages and Disadvantages of Bilingual Children

I speak Swedish and my husband's native language is English. When we had our two children, we had no doubt that we wanted to raise them with equal access to both languages. Now, years later, when I've made promoting multilingual child-raising not just my ...

25th January 2010

The Difference Between Education and Learning

Education according to the gurus, prepares a child to live in society and the world, as we know it today. It inculcates values and introduces skills the child can hone as he or she grows up to earn a living. While education is a system, learning is a thir...

25th January 2010

Improving Your Child's Reading Comprehension

The earlier you begin working on language with your child -- simply speaking to your child, reading to your child, and then listening and responding to your child's communications -- the better off your child will be when the time comes to learn to ready....

25th January 2010

Registering Your Child for Kindergarten

While registration is free there are some costs associated with kindergarten registration. Your child will need a current physical (often documented on the state's medical exam form) and will need to be current on all vaccinations. Your child will also ne...

25th January 2010

Giving Your Children Roots and Wings

Most of us, however, are somewhere in the middle---we have accepted some of our parents values and rejected others. This is a normal process of development. As parents, though, we really fight that period in our children's lives when they are attempting t...

25th January 2010

Understanding the Invincible Teenager

advice, modeling and how to assess risks. So, communication's got to be open and without ordering or judgment. So that teens are going to listen and learn how to assess risks. Because let's face it, there are risks in everything we do whether it's just...

18th December 2009

The Role of the Family in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity, as most people now know, is effected by many behavioral factors. In addition to the behavioral changes that may be required by changing the way your child eats and how much physical activity they engage in every day, you must observe at...

01st December 2009

A Look at Nanny Cams

Are you sure that your child is in safe hands? Are you confident that your little one is not the victim of his nanny's man-handling? It is time to evaluate the faith you bestowed upon your nanny with a nanny cam. Your child's protection must be in your...

01st December 2009

Why Some Children Don't Like to Read

Are you troubled by your child's disinterest in reading? Maybe you have a young child just learning to read. You try to encourage the learning by reading together. However, each reading session is a struggle. Your child shuns it like a hated vegetable . O...

24th November 2009

Childcare and Working at Home

How old are your kids? The older they are, the less help you will probably need. Babies and toddlers are home a lot more than school age children, and need a lot of care. They also won't understand if you need quiet in order to work. How strict is y...

24th November 2009

Which Style of Parent Are You?

Want to be a better parent? Knowing what your current parenting style is will help you identify your needed areas for improvement. Promoting the self-discipline and self-esteem of the children in your family often requires an emotional juggling act by you...

24th November 2009

Turning Your Child into a Leader

Often I have heard that leaders are born, not made. Do you think this is true? How many times did you read a biography of a great leader, and discovered that as a child, he has been quiet, reserved and rather shy? Are those natural qualities of a leader? ...

24th November 2009

Should Your Child Be Fingerprinted?

We all believe our fingerprints to be as permanent as a tiger's stripes since they are formed before our birth, while in the womb. Though this is absolutely correct, here is the kicker; children's fingerprints are actually changing for the first five ...

24th November 2009

Dealing with Demanding Children

Demanding children - children who have entitlement issues - seem to be common these days. Like the obnoxious child, Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, who was constantly demanding that her father get her whatever she wanted ("I want an ...