Empathy is the precursor to compassion, and its only when we experience empathy that we can be compassionate. Parents are integral in teaching a culture of learning to respect others' feelings and helping young children to develop empathy.
Teaching your baby to drink from a cup is always going to be a messy milestone, so be prepared! So whens the right time to start introducing your baby to cups? Find out more about getting started and types of cups that are available.
Theres evidence that children's imaginary friends are more widespread than ever. Find out why its normal, how make believe can affect a childs development, adjusting to your childs new friend, when should you be worried and how long will their imaginary friend be around for.