RSSArchive for March, 2009

New Research Spots Autistic-Spectrum Disorders At Younger Age

New Research Spots Autistic-Spectrum Disorders At Younger Age

The National Autistic Society has welcomed the results of research that seems to suggest that children with autistic-spectrum disorders (ASD) might be diagnosed at a much earlier age. Their spokesperson said that it provided further insights into the condition. The recent study looked at over seventy toddlers, grouped as those with normal development, others with […]

Ways To Combat Back-To-School Sickness In Children

Ways To Combat Back-To-School Sickness In Children

Do you feel that your child is more susceptible to back-to-school sickness? Children often feel excited when they start getting into their back-to-school routine. However, it can be quite challenging for you as a parent if you know that your child is more prone to allergies and other sicknesses that result from going to school. […]

Parenting Hyperactive Children

Parenting Hyperactive Children

While raising children is a full time job, raising children that are hyperactive can seem like overtime. Hyperactive children have to be watched much closer and often require constant interaction. These children are usually in constant motion searching for something entertaining. Fortunately, there are things you can do to raise hyperactive children without becoming overwhelmed. […]

Why Teaching Your Child Not To Be Racist Is Important?

Why Teaching Your Child Not To Be Racist Is Important?

It acts as a challenge for parents, and it aims to shake and reform the old beliefs in parents. Persuading children to have friends from various races but yourself selecting your friends on the basis of race is not a good example. It prepares your children for the world, knowing that the world is multi […]

Working Parents: Anxiety Abounds

Working Parents: Anxiety Abounds

For many parents, the guilt and anxiety often overflows into all areas of their life. Do they spend enough time with their children? Are their children suffering because the parents must work? Do their children realize that the parents love them? It may seem like unnecessary worries to some who don’t have children, but to […]

The Importance Of Listening To What Toddlers Say

The Importance Of Listening To What Toddlers Say

Most toddlers are ready to start communicating with their parents at a very early stage. Although we may consider that all they are doing is making noises, they are actually starting to communicate. Many parents do not take time to listen carefully to what their small children have to say or are trying to express […]

Helping Your Teen Get And Keep A Summer Job

Helping Your Teen Get And Keep A Summer Job

Getting a summer job for a teenager can be a little scary. They probably don’t know what to expect in the working world. All kinds of thoughts are probably running through their minds.  They are wondering how to go about getting a job and if they have the skills to keep a job. Working all […]

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

Words really hurt little kids, even though you don’t mean to hurt your children, at times your glib words can really hurt a little one’s heart and they can develop a negative impression about you. Teaching discipline [Child discipline] using hurtful words is a bad idea and you should avoid it at all costs. Here […]

Parents Have To Be Involved In Children's Education

Parents Have To Be Involved In Children’s Education

It has long been recognized that the key to education in school work effectively is to get parents or guardians involved. [Child education] In Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, they rolled out a novel approach by setting up a Parent University late last year. Jerri Haigler is the executive director of the new program. He strongly […]

Health Enemies That Are Common To Toddlers

Health Enemies That Are Common To Toddlers

As a parent you do your best to keep your toddlers safe and free from anything that would make them sick. Sometimes toddlers becoming ill just can’t be helped. There are many health problems that a toddler can have. Usually these health problems can be treated easily and they don’t last long. It is always […]