Child development

Conversaciones reales con niñeras: ¿Cómo empoderar las emociones de los niños?

En el mundo de hoy, aprendemos rápidamente que es nuestro deber proteger a nuestros niños y que si lloran, debemos hacer algo inmediatamente para hacerlos sonreír o por lo menos que dejen de llorar. El llanto de un niño puede ser visto como una señal de que estamos haciendo algo... more

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Is 10-15 A HOUR to much?

Everyone is saying to 10-15 an hour is to much for a teen. IS that right is 5-10 better?

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What age is a "toddler" considered to be?

I was talking with one of my friends the other day and referred to her 4-year-old child as a "toddler." She told me that he was too old to be considered a toddler, which confused me. I'd always thought that toddlers were 2- to 4-year-olds...am I wrong?

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What are the best cough drops that actually help you stop coughing?

What are the best cough drops that actually help you stop coughing? My 16 year old daughter is recovering from a cold and still having the occasional coughing fit.

How to deal with toxic family members during the happiest time of year

“If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” It’s one of the most searingly honest quotes from the American spiritual teacher Ram Dass, and it’s obvious why. Families have the ability to push buttons like no other — particularly during the holidays when most people... more

Whether it’s mom or dad, parents who drink too much can affect kids

These days, moms who drink are as celebrated as they are slammed. They’re portrayed as heroines in movies like “Bad Moms,” but frowned upon by experts who highlight the rising percentage of women engaging in “high-risk drinking.” Yet men are almost two times more likely to binge drink... more

9 ways YouTube can affect your children and how to make it safer

Whether you’re the parent of a teenager with his own smartphone or have a curious preschooler under your roof, there’s a good chance YouTube plays a role in your family’s screen time. According to a 2018 Pew Research Center study, 81% of parents with kids age 11 and under say... more

7 in 10 parents knowingly send a sick child to school, according to a new poll

With a new school year comes renewed fears of germs swirling around classrooms and being passed from kid to kid, spreading viruses like wildfire. While we assume parents wouldn’t knowingly send an ailing child to school, seven in 10 are doing exactly that, according to a recent poll of 2... more