Tips Resisting Child Peer Pressure

As kids get older, peer pressure can get in the way of how well they do in school. Why? By the time they turn seven, children start caring more and more about what other kids think of them and less about what their parents or other adults think. Kids who want to get approval from […]

How to stop your child sugar snacking

Sugar is fun to eat, but not good for your teeth! That’s because your child might love sweet treats, but the bacteria in his or her mouth loves them even more. “Sucrose (sugar) is the ‘food’ for the bacteria that cause tooth decay; those bacteria produce acid that etches away the teeth. Limiting the amount […]

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Newsletter 3, Term 3 Is Out

Greetings everyone and welcome back all! As we come to the final week of this term, I wish to remind you of the remaining important dates and events. I hope you have all had a wonderful Independence celebration and lots of rest. HAPPY 43 INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY to Papua New Guinea and all its citizens – […]

Helping your child to get back after illness

Has your baby’s routine unraveled after an unexpected illness? Here’s how to re-establish healthy eating and sleeping habits when the coast is clear. It’s inevitable. You’re bound to face setbacks when your little one gets sick. Whether it’s an ear infection, chesty cough or cold, there’s no doubt your child will need more comfort when […]

How to help your child to stop worrying

When we perceive a threatening situation, such as a fire or a big dog chasing us, our senses and our thinking brain immediately notify our safety alarm (the amygdala in the limbic system). It in turn alerts other parts of our brain to promptly prepare our body to fight or escape the danger. Our autonomic […]