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What do you answer when you really don't have an answer, when you don’t know why the birds are singing, or if they’re crying or where they sleep?
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Thursday, 18 October 2012 12:37 a.m.
I know children learn (or even adults) by asking, so I dont mind my son asking me questions. If I dont know the answer, i tell him that even mummy doesnt know everything or it is like this beacuse God wants it to be like this. Sometimes, if he asks same question again and again, i tell him that i already told you about that, so that he learns to remember things. It's actually good to google something you dont know to add to your knowledge too:-0)
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According to New Zealand Association of Gifted Children, for every 100 children, five will be classed as gifted or having an exceptional intelligence. Heres how to recognise bright sparks early on.
Friday, 15 October 2010 12:16 a.m.
I have no idea if my daughter is gifted, but she sure suprises me!
My D is 2yrs 6m, she has a HUGE vocab of words.
Walked at 15months
She remembers things from months ago, even if it was only bought up once.
She knows her alphabet and counts to 14
Shes not reading yet, but she says some rather weird things
for example the other day i was reversing out the drive way and my
2 D's were in the back and my 2yr old goes
"thank you mummy, thank you for giving me my sister Anahera"
i have no idea where these things come from but gosh it was so cute.
There are two key ways you can help your child develop language. One is to read to them a lot. The other is to talk to them.
WaterSafe Auckland shares some great advice of water safety tips, plus fun water play ideas for toddlers.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 9:15 a.m.
hi there just a wee reply to your question, they are saying anything that is 400mm or over needs to be fenced, a dogs water bowl/bucket anything that has water poses a risk as in - hands in it can slip, face could goe in and then you have a child whose drowning
So you want a well-mannered kid? It’s actually not that hard. But there is a catch; you have to be well-behaved yourself.
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