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I have some experience with literacy, and not much experience with writing. This advice is picked up from listening in on literacy teachers strategy sessions. Here are my suggestions: Not to worry. He's writing already -- he's ahead of other 4-year-olds -- when he gets into kindergarten and first grade, this will probably all work itself out. It's not ...


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Mirror issues are extremely common - and if you think way back to prehistoric times, it was crucial for our ancestors to recognize the pawprint of a predator or prey, not whether it was a left or right paw. (That would be for the better hunters - aka readers today.) That's how our brains are still wired for a large part. The fact that your child still has ...


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I am not sure about Spain, but in many countries school start with Kindergarten around age 5 or 6. Anything before that is 'pre-school' or 'day care'. In many places pre-school are typically useful for parents where both parents work, and need full work day child care. This means day cares and pre-schools are open many hours. (and that School may have an ...


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I realize I'm 3 years too late, but I thought I'd post my experience here to help others in the future. My kid is 5 years old and couldn't pedal her 16" Giant-brand bike (with training wheels.) The bike is really well made -- with high quality training wheels, too -- so the method I describe here might not work with other bikes. First time on the bike, ...


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It is in our nature to be jealous. I noticed similar problems with my kiddos. However, I then noticed how I "congratulated" them and such, and realized I was creating the jealousy. I've since switched to a "right on, the more you practice the better you both will get" kind of accolade for almost all situations. Even when it is just 1 kid doing something ...


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Well, maybe his mind is disturbed where he becomes scared while having disturbed nightmares. Or another possibility is that he is not comfortable with the surrounding or the temperature around him while he is asleep. So try making sure that these facts above are alright and maybe he will be fine.



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