Caring For Your Child Newsletter #12 – 29 April 2014

Assessing abdominal pain in pregnancy

Feeling discomfort during your pregnancy is usually a normal occurrence. It doesn’t mean that something is wrong, but it’s a good idea to know what signs to look out for and to know when to get professional help. Here’s a guide on what’s normal and what’s not.

10 ways to motivate your child to learn

Now that Easter is over, it means that it’s almost time for the midyear exams. If your child is in grade 4, these will be the first serious tests that they will need to write. But whatever their age, children can often be unmotivated to learn. Here are 10 years you can help your child to open a book and learn for those tests.

Teach your child to resist negative peer pressure

Some peer pressure is good for your children. Like a class environment where everyone is interested in bettering their marks from their last test, or a group of friends who enjoys spending time out of doors or learning new skills. Sadly, there is plenty of negative peer pressure that your child will face. Here’s how you can empower them to say no.

Agang’s election promises and education

With the elections taking place next week, some of the political parties are late on issuing their campaign promises, if they have done so at all. If you are interested in what Agang has to say, they plan to place a large focus on education if they come into office.

How do you know if your baby is over stimulated?

Overstimulation can happen to your child. This is when there is simply too much going on in their immediate environment and they can no longer decide where to focus. Here’s how to spot of your child is over stimulated.

17 fun winter activities for toddlers

The cold weather has arrived! Here are some ideas to keep your little one busy on those inside days.


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