There are many ways that tablets can help children learn, but what about children with dyslexia? Would the tablet help them learn to read better? Here are some of the many ways that tablets can not only help students learn at the same pace as a normal student, but have learn better ways to cope with the challenges that they will face throughout their entire lives.
What is Dyslexia?
Thanks to the media, the most popular learning disability today is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and every school teacher thinks that they can diagnose the disorder and recognize ADHD symptoms in children. Dyslexia is certainly less known but it is also very common. Dyslexia is much milder learning disorder that prevents a child from reading. It is important to remember that children that have dyslexia rarely experience mental retardation. Many children will have problems with orthographic coding, processing speed, language skills, verbal comprehension, phonological awareness, and auditory short-term memory.
Dyslexia is one of the most common reading disorders. Many of the children that suffer from dyslexia also suffer from another learning disability, making it even more difficult for the child to learn. Children that have dyslexia will have difficulties coming up with rhymes on their own. They will have problem with spelling, guessing words, adding letters to words, omitting letters from words, summarizing stories, reading out loud, and counting the syllables in a word. Parents should spend time understanding specifics of children with learning disabilities and learn how to select the best learning strategies for their children. Read the rest of this entry »
Decorating a room should not be a difficult task, much less if it’s your baby. Do not know how to decorate the baby’s room? Do not worry, in this post, here are some basic ideas to help you prepare the room of the newborn.
Ideas to decorate the baby’s room
To decorate a baby’s room, we must first see the empty room in order to know the space we have available. Once we have done that, come in handy inspiration from various sources, including decorating magazines, TV room or just other friends families to have more ideas.
When choosing the basic furniture for a child’s room, i.e., the crib, the changing table and wardrobe, try to do it in the long run not to have to change too much decoration as the child grows. There is a wide range of furniture to suit various applications: for example, cribs that turn into beds or tables that turn into furniture. Read the rest of this entry »
Since our small comes the need arises to use diapers, but arriving about two years old, you must leave. To accompany this process, in this installment, we bring you some tips for a child out of diapers.
How to remove the diaper to a 2 year old
The first thing to do to help your child to leave the diaper, we have much patience at all times and to accompany your child.
In today’s market there are different types of baths for children, some containing their favorite cartoons. Try to get one because in this way you can encourage him to use his special bath. Read the rest of this entry »
Throughout the pregnancy, most women tend to suffer urinary incontinence problems. Fortunately, this type of disorders is not inevitable. Here are some solutions to prevent it.
The perineal re-education
During pregnancy, all the muscles are subjected to a severe test to prepare for the birth. The perineum, holding the rectum, uterus and bladder is most requested. However, this small muscle keeps the weight of the organs while allowing retains urine, gas and feces. Thus, when stretched or becomes brittle may promote urinary incontinence caused by an effort. The perineal re-education is the best solution to combat this problem.
Indeed, this method is mainly used to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. The latter may recover its tonicity. Good perineal re-education also prevents reaction of the perineum during body movements, enhancing control of the bladder and helps prevent urinary incontinence. Read the rest of this entry »
Wash baby clothes can be one of the biggest problems: they have very delicate skin, and hence many soaps and detergents can cause allergies and irritations. Also, baby clothes get dirty quite often, so you have to be very clear on this point to safely wash and remove all stains. If you’re a bit lost yet, today we give you some tips to whiten baby clothes.
How to wash baby clothes?
The first thing to know is that all new clothes before you wash your toddler ‘s first use as it usually starches that can irritate the skin of your child. Avoid using large amount of detergent when washing, look for one that is soft and avoid strong bleaches and other products.
Searching always uses the hottest water you can see well – marked each piece – so you can disinfect clothes. Rinse is the most important step, so do not be afraid to make an extra rinse if desired. Let dry the clothes well before wearing your baby. Read the rest of this entry »
The motivation is a problem that children can suffer at some point in their growth, either through laziness or problems in your daily routine. If you think your child may suffer from lack of motivation, as parents you must analyze why has this feeling and why is frequent.
What are the causes of child motivation?
Child motivation can give different reasons; we will quote some of them:
- ● Sociability problems or interaction with the environment: Having few friends or harassment at school make the child feel constantly sad and feel so unmotivated.
- ● Power problems: The human body needs energy and if not well fed is most likely not have the strength or desire to do things.
- ● Low self esteem, fear of failure can also be factors leading to motivation.
What to do to help your child?
It is important to find the reason it does to your son to be like and look for the solution to make you feel good about yourself. If you think it’s necessary to take him to a specialist, but it is essential to remedy. Read the rest of this entry »
Children under 3 years old also have bouts of anxiety. It is a normal process of growth, and also in this age the small is already able to understand certain hazards of the environment and it can sometimes cost you handle those emotions. As parents you should help your child cope with childhood anxiety, such as: to start the new school and all that it entails.
Anxiety in children
Anxiety is caused by excessive worry that produces fear of danger either physical or psychological. This fear causes an automatic reaction in our brain to be primitive, is related to survival.
Stress is generated to deal with the “danger” lurking and so prepare for fight or run away, blocking the ability of being. But life is not in danger at all and that is why we must learn to handle these emotions. Read the rest of this entry »
Although sometimes as parents we want and believe that we can protect our children from everything, there are times when it becomes almost impossible to protect them from germs. When they are small they are at the age of curiosity by touching or putting objects in his mouth. And it is at this stage where we have to pay close attention to clean baby toys.
The first thing to know about cleaning baby toys is that everyone is different. Maybe your son has toys of different materials, so each will need a different cleaning. Then we will give you a list of the most common toys in the nursery and maintenance and cleaning of each.
Plastic toys baby usually are constantly in contact with their mouth, for example, tethers. To disinfect these toys will need to wash them with a little white vinegar and soap, rinse and dry thoroughly. One can also use disinfectant wipes, rubbing over the entire surface of the toy and allowed to dry. Read the rest of this entry »
House fires are more common in winter since homes are heated for protection against the cold. A few simple steps can keep you and your family safe during the cold winter and spring months.
Your furnace installer should inspect the heating units in your home in the fall and in the winter if necessary. They’ll also change the air filters, check the thermostat and duct system for any leaks or problems that can cause fires.
In addition, keep your heating system’s vents open, even in rooms that are not used. A closed vent can cause a pressure build-up in the duct systems that can be harmful to the heat pump. The reason is because the heating system will try to force heat into the closed-off room.
Do not place furniture, beds, drapes, bed coverings and other combustible materials near the furnace’s outlets. If you have floor vents, leave them uncovered to prevent any potential problems. Also, keep all chemicals, including household cleaners away from the vents.
Your fireplace should be regularly checked and cleaned before you start burning wood. Check to see if your chimney’s spark screen is clean and unclogged so that the sparks from the fire won’t ignite your roof during the cold and dry winter weather.
A good idea is to use a screen or doors in front of the fireplace and to keep furniture at least three feet away from the flames. Check periodically to see if your fireplace is clean and has no signs of cracks around itself. The same tips should be applied to wood stoves in your house.
Stay in the kitchen when using the stove top burners and be sure to keep a box of baking soda handy in case of a fire. The baking soda will smother the flames better than water and keep it better contained. Also, make certain that there are no flammable items nearby like oven mitts or kitchen towels. Read the rest of this entry »
Unfortunately, the bad hygiene habits are quite common nowadays. Not only are troublesome to others, but they are also a risk to the health of the person. Therefore, it is important that from small teach our children to maintain proper hygiene and make this a habit, so that they can do this automatically. Do want to know how?
The most important habits
To make our children good hygiene habits. During the time of the shower, we must teach our children how to wash your body, but not ignore hair hygiene, explaining how to wash correctly. In children, the hair should not be washed more than a couple of times a week.
Once you have showered, you teach your body to look and find if there are wounds, cuts, bites, or other foreign elements in their skin. In this way you’ll be helping to create a healthy habit as is the examination. Read the rest of this entry »