10 things you can do to help your child concentrate

About infants and concentrating.

Nduoma Montessori

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the importance of concentration

1. Make Sure the Child is Getting Enough Sleep: Most people don’t realize how much sleep babies and children need to support their growth and development. According to WebMD, children from 1 to 12 months need 14 to 15 hours of sleep, while 1-3 year olds need 12 – 14 hours and 3-6 year olds need 10. This sounds right to me because I have never put my son on a schedule. I simply followed his signals and he sleeps an average of 14 to 15 hours a day including naps. As much as you can, guard their sleep. Watch for signs that they are tired and help them wind down and sleep. Once asleep, avoid waking them up. According to research children who do not get enough sleep can show symptoms similar to those…

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