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.
Are play dates really necessary when kids are young? We take a look at some of the benefits and developmental effects play dates can have on older babies, toddlers and pre-school kids when they catch up with their friends.
Is it time to stop using your toddler's buggy? It might be convenient, but it could be doing more harm than good. Find out more about the long-term physical and social effects it may have as your toddler gets older.