Browsing: Child development

While environmental issues were on the radar screen when I was at school from the late 70s through to 1990, the issues…

Why are chores important for children’s development, and which chores are appropriate for what age? Michele Dennis tells us more. (Published along…

Do bulging backpacks mean learning? With his new book, The Homework Myth, expert Alfie Kohn says no. Here’s why. After spending most…

One of the most important gifts we can give our children is time. By turning off the television you have automatically granted…

If your child is near or has passed his first birthday, you can begin incorporating pre-potty training ideas into his life. They…

Australia's own home-based learning community has created a rich tapestry of grassroots networks of folks simply getting on with the job of…