I remember interviewing for my first teaching job and being asked about my discipline approach. The line in Whitney Houston’s hit song came to mind, “I believe that children are our future … teach them well and let them lead the way.”
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We’ve all been loathe to wake a sleeping baby, but that innocent decision had tragic consequences for this mum. An inquest in the UK has been told the circumstances behind the death of three-month-old baby Leia-Mai Smith, who died after being left to sleep in a bouncer…
From the time our children are born, we have been told how important it is to talk to and with them. But no one told us how hard that would be in reality. On the one hand, we love their enthusiasm for the things that capture their interest…
Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. But many of these deaths can be prevented. Buckling children in age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats, and seat belts reduces the risk of serious and fatal injuries.
Strong fatherly involvement in their early life can also improve a child’s future career prospects, the research shows. Academics at the University of Newcastle, who carried out the study, also found that men tended to pay more attention to their sons than their daughters.
Many toddlers love to talk — even the ones who don’t know many words. Not only is talking fun for them, it helps them develop their communication skills. So how can you engage your toddler in conversation? Here are six ideas
Parents should not give children with a mild fever regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen, doctors advise today, as they warn that doing so could extend their illness or put their health at risk.