Whether he dreams of a huge chocolate ice cream or nightmare on a horrible hairy spider, your toddler takes care of his psyche. Psychologist and psychoanalyst Lyliane Nemet-Pier explains why. At what age does a child have dreams and nightmares? Even if dream sleep, or paradoxical sleep, exists during the fetal life, it is impossible to talk about real dreams and nightmares before 18 months or 2 years.
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Go to others, learn to live with them in good spirits: a long apprenticeship that you can encourage this summer. Maryvonne Le Gall, a nursery psychologist, explains how. A promising example Summer is the season of endless aperitifs on the terrace with friends and large family dinners.
Every child has his rhythm! This training period of cleanliness will take years and requires a good dose of indulgence and patience on your part. How to know if he is ready? When will it be clean during the day and then at night? Problems of bedwetting, enuresis ... Our file. Discover all our articles Cleanliness: is it ready?
Go to bed! How to help your child to take the potty step, without rushing or too impatient? 11 questions to take stock! Can we know when a child is physically ready to go on the pot? To be clean, a child must have gone through several physiological and psychological stages.
Your toddler is about to take his first step or has just started? To accompany your apprentice walker this summer and help him gain confidence, follow the advice of Isabelle Devanne, psychomotor therapist. Barefoot on the sand The beach is the place to take off shoes and sandals and leave your feet in the open air, on the lookout for new sensations!
It is not enough to remove the child's bed on sunny days so that it becomes clean! Make and destroy sandcastles, collect seashells, eat with your fingers ... Emmanuelle Rigon, psychologist, explains how these diverted paths favor the acquisition of cleanliness.
This year, would you like your child not to catch cold from the first winter frost and resist the flu? This is the right time to start homeopathic protection. The 3 basic medicines for a healthy winter To help your child resist winter viruses, whatever they are, here are the three homeopathic medicines to have in your medicine cabinet to boost your defenses.
For us adults, the word "holidays" rhymes with rest and free time. Baby version, this same word is defined as: free time to make new acquisitions. Many toddlers take the opportunity to decide to walk, become clean, increase their vocabulary stock or gain autonomy.
Drowning, dehydration, heat stroke, bites ... how to protect toddlers from summer accidents? Here are some tips to limit the risks. Mountain Holidays Altitude is not suitable for very young children and may increase the risk of sudden death in infants. Depending on the age of the small holidaymaker, altitude limits must not be exceeded: 1,200m for children under 6 months.
In an effort to maintain optimum air quality in your home, you may be used to using candles or incense. A reflex that is best avoided because they are harmful to the health of the youngest. The solution: aeration and a few simple actions. Scented candles, incense, essential oils ... do you like to use these products at home?
Interchangeable magnetic puzzles: place to fantasy The head of the cow on the crocodile or that of the pig on the chick? Ideal for learning to recognize farm animals, this puzzle with large wooden pieces easy to handle will also allow your child from 1 year to create fancy animals if he wishes.
As parents, we sometimes oscillate between a refusal of punishment and its unthinking use, under the influence of anger. The child psychiatrist Gilles-Marie Valet explains how to make a more rational and efficient use. Why is punishment no longer fashionable? Today, to stick to the image of the "good parent", one must be in the understanding of his child, his needs, his desires.
It breaks your heart and worries you a bit! In the evening at the exit of the nursery or school, you find your little cap often alone, in his corner, the thumb to the mouth ... He has no friends? The problem At the nursery or at school, you never or very rarely see your child involved in a group.
From the fetus who pee without a qualm in his amniotic fluid, to the child of 2 or 3 years claiming the pot to voluntarily make his needs, there is a long way to go: that of the acquisition of cleanliness. Step by step, here is how to accompany it. Cleanliness, when will it be ready? First of all, a little reminder of anatomy: the kidneys filter the waste transported by the blood and turn it into urine that descends from each kidney to the bladder through a channel, the ureter.
As soon as your child begins to walk, he climbs on the chair, climbs the table ... But then why is he doing so badly to climb the stairs? There are good reasons. Details. Stairs: at each one's own pace The learning of the staircase is a notorious reference in the psychomotor development of your child, as well as the acquisition of walking or language.
"Ta" exclaims your child with a smile while pointing to the toy he covets. You find his repertoire still very limited. Yet he is already talking ... in his own way. It's up to you to encourage him. Learning to speak is natural. It is by listening to you that your toddler begins to stammer his first words.
Around 12-18 months, many children assert themselves by opposing and meals are often their favorite terrain. How to react ? The point with the book "I raise my child" Laurence Pernoud. Maena's question: "Our son, Mathys, who is 16 months old has always been a little eater, but for some time, meals have become more and more complicated.
Your little girl wants you a doll? She loves to cuddle her baby and would like another? What doll to give her according to her age and why does she like playing doll? The answers of Stéphane Clerget, child psychiatrist. From what age can you give a doll to a child? Stéphane Clerget: The baby doll or the baby doll, with its small bottle, small accessories, are among the classic toys for a child from 12-14 months.