Danial Holland's Articles http://www.a1articles.com en-us editorial@articlealley.com 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... http://www.a1articles.com/tips-on-teaching-your-child-to-read-1361090.html 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 ... http://www.a1articles.com/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-bilingual-children-1361085.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/the-difference-between-education-and-learning-1361084.html 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.... http://www.a1articles.com/improving-your-childs-reading-comprehension-1361083.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/registering-your-child-for-kindergarten-1361079.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/giving-your-children-roots-and-wings-1361077.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/understanding-the-invincible-teenager-1361076.html 25th January 2010 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... http://www.a1articles.com/the-role-of-the-family-in-childhood-obesity-1303988.html 18th 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... http://www.a1articles.com/a-look-at-nanny-cams-1268033.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/why-some-children-dont-like-to-read-1268028.html 01st December 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... http://www.a1articles.com/childcare-and-working-at-home-1249708.html 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... http://www.a1articles.com/which-style-of-parent-are-you-1249705.html 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? ... http://www.a1articles.com/turning-your-child-into-a-leader-1249702.html 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 ... http://www.a1articles.com/should-your-child-be-fingerprinted-1249690.html 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 ... http://www.a1articles.com/dealing-with-demanding-children-1249689.html 24th November 2009