Category: Age Groups

Taming Toddler Tantrums

Before becoming a mother, I would wonder why parents let their kids shout and run around in a restaurant. I would wonder why parents let their kids cry loudly while they stood by or walk away. I would wonder why parents let their kids roll on the ground crying and flailing their little arms and legs. Were they bad parents?

Dangers of Button Batteries

My heart goes out to the parents of little 2-year-old Brianna Florer. Their Christmas celebration would forever be marred by this tragedy. Parents and child care personnel out there, please please be alert to this danger: button batteries.

When Your Maid Becomes Your Child’s Parent

With the dwindling number of local domestic helpers, many families are forced to hire foreign maids. In Malaysia, there are currently about 300,000 foreign domestic workers. However, many families do not just leave the daily chores to the maids but also entrust them with the care of their children.

Common Sense Regarding Childhood Illnesses

Any experienced mom or dad can tell you that little kids get sick a lot (and it’s not because you forgot to put socks on your little one’s feet, either!). Chances are, your cutie is coming down with one thing or another because she’s like every other baby and toddler…