Parenting : Health & Medical
As what we were told in the past that babies are little angels who are innocent about their surroundings, a new study proved that they can socially discern bad from good at an early age. Researchers from Yale University studied babies' behavior toward strangers saying infants have the ability t
Anyone who wants to become a foster parent must submit to strict background checks. Certain items turned up by a background check will disqualify you from being considered. Some of foster care standards are set at the federal level, and each state has its own list of disqualifying factors.
Parents in Virginia don't have to worry when their little ones are full of pent-up energy on foul weather days. Kids can get active indoors when it's rainy or cold by visiting one of the state's indoor playgrounds.JW TumblesLocated in Herdon, Virginia, JW Tumbles is a large, indoor...
Does you child make you raise your ire when both of you are no being able to understand each other? Don't worry and go easy on this one, because effetive communication is the key. Getting familiarized with your child's accent, choice of words, and diction is the way to understand your chil
The media regularly features celebrity adoption announcements that often give us to ooh and aah over the latest additions to these families. Child adoptions among the stars is a growing trend and seems to be next big thing following the rush of mini-dog additions as wardrobe accessories - what has t
"Mom, dad, I need to talk to you."Many parents have heard these words from their son or daughter.It may be something you've long suspected, or it may come like a bolt out of the blue. Scientific evidence supports the belief that homosexuality is a naturally occurring status, much like
When people imagine reusable nappies, they picture large Terry squares, safety pins and fingers red raw from scrubbing.This is a grossly outdated image.The world of reusable nappies is one that should be considered by every parent in this day and age.There are lots of fantastic materials and designs
Research findings and evidence generated from prevention and intervention efforts supports the need for parents to focus on "Five Facts about Strong Families" and how they relate specifically to the academic potential of teenagers.
You know the type - the mom or dad who can't speak to you without telling you what their child did lately in high school. Whether it's the latest and greatest high score from a test, or the trophy they've won in a sporting event, many moms and dads turn high school into a giant compet
Learn more about the books in the Harried Parent's Book Club and about the subjects they discuss with these book excerpts taken directly from the texts.
Family relationships are important and children should grow up in a loving and supportive family unit.However, difficulties in relationships are often common, such as constant arguing, and physical abuse which can result in parents finding it difficult to live together so they eventually separate or
Are your children fighting over one birthday gift? Or maybe they are fighting over a toy like a pencil topper? Below are some tips that can help you suitably deal with these sibling wars..
The birth of a new baby is an exciting time, but it can also be tiring, overwhelming and stressful. As parent educator Joan Sheingold Ditzion said, "This [new] period of parenting is an intense one. Never will we know such responsibility, such productive and hard work, such potential for isolation i
Troop 43 Junior Girl Scouts show heart by donating baby quilts they sewed while earning a badge.
It's a common fact of life that people aren't always going to like each other. Personalities clash and collide. Incidents happen, and people are left with grudges and hurt feelings. So many times, the people involved in the conflicts can have mutual friends and family members in common. Be
Studies by medical and educational professionals consistently find the successful development of non-verbal communication in infants directly relates to the development of verbal communications in toddlers. Understanding and cultivating a child's attempts at communication as they develop is essentia