10 things you can do to help your child concentrate

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the importance of concentration 1. Make Sure the Child is Getting Enough Sleep: Most people don’t realize how much sleep babies and children need to support their growth and development. According to WebMD, children from 1 to 12 months need 14 to 15 hours of sleep, while 1-3 … More 10 things you can do to help your child concentrate

“The child who concentrates is immensely happy”

I recently had a conversation with a friend about the importance of concentration. While I know so well the importance, I struggled with verbalizing it in a way that satisfied me so I decided to refresh my memory by writing a post. I have chosen to use the words of Maria Montessori and Mihaly Csikzentmihaly … More “The child who concentrates is immensely happy”

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed

I observed a two year old today (2yrs and 2 months to be exact). He was playing with some manipulatives in a corner of a public office. His mum, myself, other adults and another child about his age were present but everyone was doing their own thing. He played for a while with the first … More Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed