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Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Teen

Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Teen

Teenage and more particularly adolescence is a notoriously difficult time for many children to cope with. Peer pressure is a very significant part of the behavior that a teenager displays and at this stage of life rapport with a parent is both very crucial and very difficult to establish. If however parents can think of […]

Starting Your Child On A Hobby

Starting Your Child On A Hobby

For all of us who have a cherished hobby, we know the value of having something in our lives that we can be passionate about, whether it is collecting something, creating some art or craft, bird watching or other nature activity, gardening, cooking, reading; the possibilities are literally endless. So what better can you do […]

Five Important Roles Of Father In Raising Children

Five Important Roles Of Father In Raising Children

Father plays a significant role in child’s life, particularly if mother is the ruler of the family. For helping children to be strong and successful in life, here are five crucial roles that every father should consider. As a stabilizer Stability with in the home is most significant provisions of a father, so, the guidance […]

Is My Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

Is My Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

Children today are asking for cell phones at increasingly younger ages. Even children who are barely old enough to attend school want their own cell phones. Is your child ready for a cell phone? According to a pediatric psychology expert, the decision should be based on an analysis of the child’s needs and the family’s […]

Tips To Deal With The Child That Just Won't Eat!

Tips To Deal With The Child That Just Won’t Eat!

You have just spent time and effort preparing a delicious, nutritious meal for your child and the child turns up their nose at your efforts. It can be irritating, it can be frustrating, and it can be worrying because you don’t know what will happen if your child does not eat enough. Your basic mothering […]

Kids' Lead Poisoning Risk From Family Cars

Kids’ Lead Poisoning Risk From Family Cars

CDC found that lead dust in family cars is major risk for some childhood lead poisonings. Health experts found that six cases of childhood lead poisoning are reported for the first time ever attributed to lead dust on childhood car seats, reports The Associated Press. Car seats themselves were not the only sources for lead […]

Parenting And Romance: Natural Enemies?

Parenting And Romance: Natural Enemies?

When you become a parent, you suddenly have incredible demands placed on your time and energy. Between dirty diapers, midnight feedings, laundry, and arranging play dates, there is always something else that needs to be done. So the last thing you want to hear is that there’s a parenting duty you may be neglecting. But […]

It Is Never Too Soon To Teach Boys Respect For Women

It Is Never Too Soon To Teach Boys Respect For Women

It has been seen that crime among adults often has its roots in a criminal’s childhood or adolescence. A child who grows up in a dysfunctional or violent home is much more likely to have a skewed perception of what is considered ‘normal’ behavior. [child behavior] Set a Role Model It’s a case of ‘practice […]

Antibiotic Prescriptions Dip For Kids With Respiratory Tract Infections

Antibiotic Prescriptions Dip For Kids With Respiratory Tract Infections

Recent reports of Journal of the American Medical Association suggest that doctors are not prescribing certain antibiotics for children to treat respiratory tract infections as much as they used to do earlier. Researchers of Vanderbilt University Medical school, who included Carlos Grijalva, MD, MPH, reviewed national data to check whether the antibiotic usage trend was […]

When Is Your Child Old Enough To Have Their Own Email Account?

When Is Your Child Old Enough To Have Their Own Email Account?

Let’s face it: children today are exposed to far more technology on a daily basis that we ever dreamed of when we were kids. They want more technology too, from game systems, to MP3 players, cell phones, the ability to send text messages, and their own email accounts. When is your child old enough to […]